Dimetra (Oleaceae), a new genus record for Lao PDR

Authors

  • Sarayut Rakarcha Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, The Botanical Garden Organization, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
  • Charun Maknoi Romklao Botanic Garden, The Botanical Garden Organization, Phitsanulok 65170, Thailand
  • Wattana Tanming Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, The Botanical Garden Organization, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
  • Woranart Thammarong Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, The Botanical Garden Organization, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
  • Prateep Panyadee Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, The Botanical Garden Organization, Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2020.48.2.09

Keywords:

Dimetra craibiana, Lamiales, Myxopyreae,, taxonomy, Xaignabouri

Abstract

A monotypic genus Dimetra represented by D. craibiana Kerr known to be endemic to Thailand. Presently, the specimen from Xayaburi Province, Lao PDR are reported as newly discovered for Laos PDR.  Detailed description and photographs are provided.

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Published

2020-09-11

How to Cite

Rakarcha, S., Maknoi, C., Tanming, W., Thammarong, W., & Panyadee, P. (2020). Dimetra (Oleaceae), a new genus record for Lao PDR. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 48(2), 184–186. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2020.48.2.09

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