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Published: 2021-03-16

Taxonomic notes on the genus Gynochthodes Blume (Rubiaceae) from Thailand

Applied Taxonomic Research Center (ATRC) and Center of Excellence on Biodiversity (BDC), Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand.
Morindeae lectotypification new species synonymy taxonomy Eudicots


Gynochthodes betongensis, a new species from Thailand, is described and illustrated. Gynochthodes cinnamomoea (syn. Morinda cinnamomea) is placed in the synonymy of G. villosa. Gynochthodes hispida is newly recorded for Thailand. Lectotypes are designated for G. puberula and M. cinnamomea. A key to the Thai species is also presented.