Two new species and 18 new records for the flora of Laos

  • Shuichiro Tagane The Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima University, 1-21-30 Korimoto, Kagoshima, 890-0065, Japan
  • Phetlasy Souladeth Faculty of Forest Science, National University of Laos, Dongdok Campus, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital, Laos
  • Deuanta Kongxaysavath Faculty of Forest Science, National University of Laos, Dongdok Campus, Xaythany District, Vientiane Capital, Laos
  • Sukid Rueangruea Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
  • Somran Suddee Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
  • Yoshihisa Suyama Kawatabi Field Center, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, 232-3 Yomogida, Naruko-onsen, Osaki, Miyagi 989-6711, Japan
  • Eizi Suzuki The Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima University, 1-21-30 Korimoto, Kagoshima, 890-0065, Japan
  • Tetsukazu Yahara Kyushu Open University, 744 Motooka, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan
Keywords: Bolaven Plateau, Dong Hua Sao National Protected Area, Indochina, flora, taxonomy

Abstract

Six pteridophyte species of five families and 12 spermatophyte species of 10 families are reported from Bolaven Plateau, southern Laos, as new records to the flora of Laos. Moreover, two new species, Sterculia bolavenensis (Malvaceae) and Wikstroemia bolavenensis (Thymelaeaceae), are described. For each species, voucher specimens are cited, photographs are shown and additional information including geographical distribution, ecology and taxonomic notes are provided.

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Published
2021-05-14
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Tagane, S., Souladeth, P., Kongxaysavath, D., Rueangruea, S., Suddee, S., Suyama, Y., Suzuki, E., & Yahara, T. (2021). Two new species and 18 new records for the flora of Laos. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 49(1), 111-126. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2021.49.1.14
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