Journal of the Plant Resources Center of the University of Texas at Austin
Number 16 — December 2013
[Published: 10 December 2013]


Two New Species of Wamalchitamia (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) from Oaxaca, Mexico
Billie L. Turner  — Download article (9.5 MB)
Abstract: Two new species of Wamalchitamia are described from Oaxaca, Mexico: W. serboana and W. yautepecana. Photographs of their holotypes are provided and their relationships to yet other species in the genus are discussed. A key to the accepted taxa in Wamalchitamia is provided, along with maps showing their distributions.

An Inventory of the Vascular Plants of Amistad National Recreation Area, Val Verde Co., Texas
Jackie M. Poole  — Download article (2.1 MB)
Abstract: Amistad National Recreation Area is a 23,186 ha property in Val Verde County, Texas. A floral inventory was conducted in 2003–2004, producing a checklist of 699 taxa with 99 infraspecific taxa, 686 species, 402 genera, and 106 families. There are 651 native taxa and 48 introduced. No federally or state listed plants were documented. Seventeen species of conservation concern were verified within the park. Thirteen taxa endemic to Texas were recorded. Plant communities were also noted and compared to those previously reported for the site.

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