The genus Dumasia (Fabaceae) in Thailand


  • Rumrada Meeboonya Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University
  • Chatchai Ngernsaengsaruay Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University
  • Henrik Balslev Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity, Bioscience, Aarhus University
  • Kongkanda Chayamarit Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation



Dumasia, Fabaceae, Glycininae, Leguminosae, Phaseoleae, Thailand


In Thailand two species of Dumasia occur, D. villosa subsp. villosa and D. yunnanensis. They grow in montane and dry evergreen forests, in open or disturbed areas and limestone ridges 550–2,500 meters above sea level, in northern, northeastern, and central Thailand. We present a key to the two Thai Dumasia based on their vegetative, flowering and fruiting characters, and provide nomenclature, descriptions, photographs, illustrations, and information about their distribution and ecology.


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How to Cite

Meeboonya, R., Ngernsaengsaruay, C., Balslev, H., & Chayamarit, K. (2019). The genus Dumasia (Fabaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 47(1), 113–120.




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