Two New Species of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) on Limestone Hills in Northern Thailand


  • Manit Kidyoo Plants of Thailand Research Unit, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, THAILAND


Ceropegia calcicola, C. thorutii, section Chionopegia, section Janthina, twining herb


Two new lithophytic climbers with clustered fusiform roots, Ceropegia calcicola Kidyoo and C. thorutii Kidyoo, from northern Thailand are here described. Illustrations, photographs, and comparisons of diagnostic characters with the morphologically similar species are provided.


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How to Cite

Kidyoo, M. 2021. Two New Species of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) on Limestone Hills in Northern Thailand. Tropical Natural History. 21, 1 (Mar. 2021), 1–11.



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