The Genus Knoxia (Rubiaceae) in Thailand

Authors

  • PRANOM CHANTARANOTHAI Applied Taxonomic Research Center, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002 & Center of Excellence on Biodiversity (BDC), Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, THAILAND
  • CHRISTIAN PUFF Faculty Center of Botany, University of Vienna, Renweg 14, A-1030 Vienna, AUSTRIA.

Keywords:

Knoxia, revision, Rubiaceae, Thailand

Abstract

A taxonomic revision of Knoxia in Thailand is presented. The following three species are recognized: K. rosettifolia, K. roxburghii and K. sumatrensis. A key to the species, ecological and distribution data, specimens examined and also photographs are provided. Lectotypification of five taxa, Knoxia brachycarpa R.Br. ex Hook.f., K. brachycarpa var. congesta Pit., K. microcarpa Kurz, K. valerianoides Thorel ex Pit. and Hedyotis glauca W.W.Smith are also selected.

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2017-04-11

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CHANTARANOTHAI, P., & PUFF, C. (2017). The Genus Knoxia (Rubiaceae) in Thailand. Tropical Natural History, 16(1), 57–65. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnh/article/view/103074

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