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<- Orthophytum alagoanum Leme & A.P. Fontana
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Publ: Phytotaxa 430(3): 180-182 (fig. 10 A–G) (2020)

Type: Brazil. Alagoas: Mata Grande, Serra da Onça, Caatinga, 777 m elevation, 09°06’31” S, 37°43’35” W, 15 January 2015, A.P. Fontana 8970, D.P. Souza & J.R. Silva, fl. cult. E. Leme 8983 (holotype RB!, isotype MBML!)

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Distribution: Brazil: Alagoas

Habitat: saxicolous on rock outcrops under intense sunlight in arid climatic condition, 600-790 m. Elev.

Etymology: The name chosen for this new species is a reference to the state of Alagoas, where it was originally collected

Orthophytum alagoanum