Actephila saccata (Phyllanthaceae), a new species from Thailand

  • Peter C. van Welzen Naturalis Biodiversity Center, The Netherlands
  • Marcel Heijkoop Naturalis Biodiversity Center, The Netherlands
Keywords: Actephila, endemic, Euphorbiaceae s.l., Phyllanthaceae, Thailand

Abstract

A new species of Actephila is proposed, A. saccata, typical for which are the large flowers with big sepals, the somewhat intermittent growth, short petioles, thin pedicels and fruits that basally envelop the sepals and disc, pushing these downwards.

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Author Biographies

Peter C. van Welzen, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, The Netherlands
Chair Tropical Plantbiogeography
Editorial Board, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, The Netherlands
Marcel Heijkoop, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, The Netherlands
Biodiversity Discovery, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, P.O. Box 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Published
2016-11-29
How to Cite
van Welzen, P. C., & Heijkoop, M. (2016). Actephila saccata (Phyllanthaceae), a new species from Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 44(2), 101-103. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2016.44.2.02
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