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AuthorsA.D. Poulsen, J. Leong-Škorničková
TitleTwo new Orchidantha species (Lowiaceae) from Borneo
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
Volume62
Year2017
Pages157-162
ISSN2212-1676
KeywordsKubah National Park; Kuching; Malaysia; Matang; Mulu National Park; Orchidantha borneensis; Orchidantha holttumii; Sarawak; vulnerable; Zingiberales
AbstractTwo new Orchidantha species discovered in Sarawak, O. micrantha and O. megalantha, are described and illustrated. They may well represent the species with the smallest and the largest flowers currently known in the genus and certainly from Borneo. With its small flowers, O. micrantha is similar to O. borneensis to which it is compared. The large-flowered O. megalantha is compared to the morphologically closest species, O. holttumii, from nearby Brunei. The conservation status of both new species is assessed and a key is provided to all Bornean species.
URLhttps://doi.org/10.3767/blumea.2017.62.02.08
Document typearticle
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