Distinctive new Monoon species (Annonaceae) from Thailand, increasing diversity of a genus of ecologically important Asian trees


  • Pasakorn Bunchalee Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and Palaeontological Research and Education Center, Mahasarakham University, Kantarawichai District, Maha Sarakham, 44150, Thailand
  • David M. Johnson Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Nancy A. Murray Ohio Wesleyan University




New species, Peninsular Thailand, North-Eastern Thailand, Polyalthia


The widespread Asian genus Monoon (Annonaceae) comprises about 70 tropical forest species, over 20 of which occur in Thailand.  Four new species from Thailand are described here: Monoon roseum and M. ornithocephalum from Peninsular Thailand and M. phukraduengense and M. phuluangense from North-Eastern Thailand.


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How to Cite

Bunchalee, P., Johnson, D. M., & Murray, N. (2022). Distinctive new Monoon species (Annonaceae) from Thailand, increasing diversity of a genus of ecologically important Asian trees. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 50(1), 9–19. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2022.50.1.02