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Published: 2021-07-29

Three new species of Polyalthia (Annonaceae) from Thailand and Laos

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Palaeontological Research and Education Center, Mahasarakham University, Kantarawichai District, Maha Sarakham, 44150, Thailand
Department of Botany and Microbiology, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, 43015, USA
Department of Botany and Microbiology, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, 43015, USA
Agricultural Technology Department, Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, 35 Mu 3, Khlong Ha, Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Province 12120, Thailand
Magnoliids endemism flora of Thailand flora of Southeast Asia Miliuseae

Abstract

Three new species of Polyalthia are described and illustrated. Two of the new species are part of the Polyalthia evecta species complex, while the third species belongs to a species group including P. cinnamomea and P. stenopetala.

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