New records expand the ranges of Christisonia siamensis and Christisonia scortechinii, the latter species being new to Thailand
Keywords: Christisonia, Aeginetia, Orobanchaceae, Holoparasites, flora of Thailand, flora of Vietnam, flora of China, key to holoparasitic Orobanchaceae of Thailand
AbstractThe range of Christisonia siamensis Craib, formerly thought to be restricted to Thailand, is expanded due to new records to include India and China. A detailed comparison of already-described largely white flowered species of Christisonia with new records of such material from Thailand reveals that Thai material is Christisonia scortechinii Prain: this species is, therefore, newly recorded for Thailand. A revised key to the holoparasitic Orobanchaceae of Thailand including Christisonia scortechinii and the newly described Aeginetia flava J.Parn. is provided.
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Parnell, J. A. N., Strijk, J. S., Maknoi, C., Luu, H. T., Pooma, R., Sirimongkol, S., Tichai, W., & Ritphet, N. (2014). New records expand the ranges of Christisonia siamensis and Christisonia scortechinii, the latter species being new to Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), (42), 16-23. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiForestBulletin/article/view/24907
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