Contributions to the Flora of Myanmar V: a new record of Mallotus tokiae (Euphorbiaceae) with the description of flower morphology from Lampi Island

  • Hironori Toyama Kyushu University
  • Mu Mu Aung Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation
  • Shuichiro Tagane Kagoshima university
  • Akiyo Naiki University of the Ryukyus
  • Somran Suddee Wildlife and Plant Conservation
  • Hidetoshi Nagamasu Kyoto University
  • Ai Nagahama Kyushu University
  • Swe Swe Win Wildlife and Plant Conservation
  • Nobuyuki Tanaka National Museum of Nature and Science
  • Tetsukazu Yahara Kyushu University
Keywords: Flora, inventory, ITS, Mallotus, matK, Mergui Archipelago, rbcL


Mallotus tokiae (Euphorbiaceae), a poorly known species, was described based upon a single fruiting specimen from Surat Thani Province, peninsular Thailand. We found this species with staminate and slightly mature pistillate flowers in Lampi Island, Myanmar. A new locality record, description of flowers, preliminary conservation assessment and DNA barcoding of this species are provided.


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How to Cite
Toyama, H., Aung, M. M., Tagane, S., Naiki, A., Suddee, S., Nagamasu, H., Nagahama, A., Win, S. S., Tanaka, N., & Yahara, T. (2020). Contributions to the Flora of Myanmar V: a new record of Mallotus tokiae (Euphorbiaceae) with the description of flower morphology from Lampi Island. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 48(1), 1-6.

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