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

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  • Hironori Toyama Center for Asian Conservation Ecology, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan
  • Mu Mu Aung Forest Research Institute, Forest Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Yezin, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
  • Shuichiro Tagane Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima University, 1-21-30 Korimoto, Kagoshima, 890-0065, Japan
  • Akiyo Naiki Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, 870 Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, 907-1541 Japan
  • Somran Suddee Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Chatuchak, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Hidetoshi Nagamasu Kyoto University Museum, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan
  • Ai Nagahama Center for Asian Conservation Ecology, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan
  • Swe Swe Win Forest Research Institute, Forest Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, Yezin, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
  • Nobuyuki Tanaka Department of Botany, National Museum of Nature and Science, Amakubo 4-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0005, Japan
  • Tetsukazu Yahara Center for Asian Conservation Ecology, Kyushu University, 744 Motooka, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2020.48.1.01

Keywords:

Flora, inventory, ITS, Mallotus, matK, Mergui Archipelago, rbcL

Abstract

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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2020-01-10

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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. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2020.48.1.01

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