Burkilliodendron album (Fabaceae: Millettieae), a new genus and species record for Thailand

  • Sawai Mattapha Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Udon Thani Rajabhat University
  • Charan Leeratiwong Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90112, Thailand
Keywords: Fordia, Leguminosae, Malesiana, Millettia, taxonomy

Abstract

Burkilliodendron album is a new genus and species record for Thailand. The detailed description of the reproductive part of the species is emended based on the fleshy flowers. Photographs taken from the field are provided for easy identification.

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Author Biography

Charan Leeratiwong, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla 90112, Thailand

Division of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University.

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Published
2021-04-28
How to Cite
Mattapha, S., & Leeratiwong, C. (2021). Burkilliodendron album (Fabaceae: Millettieae), a new genus and species record for Thailand . Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 49(1), 73-75. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2021.49.1.09
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