Schefflera (Araliaceae) in Thailand becomes Heptapleurum

  • Hans-Joachim Esser Botanische Staatssammlung Muenchen, Germany
Keywords: Flora of Thailand, new combinations, phylogeny, re-arrangement


Following recent studies showing that Asian Schefflera should be treated under the separate genus Heptapleurum, the names for the Thai species belonging to this genus are listed. Two new combinations are proposed for S. bengalensis and S. poomae. For two species of Schefflera recognized, S. pueckleri and S. simulans, different epithets must be used under Heptapleurum, namely H. calyptratum and H. affine.


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Author Biography

Hans-Joachim Esser, Botanische Staatssammlung Muenchen, Germany

Curator and Research Scientist 
Editorial Board, Botanische Staatssammlung Muenchen, Germany


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How to Cite
Esser, H.-J. (2021). Schefflera (Araliaceae) in Thailand becomes Heptapleurum. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 49(1), 151-154.