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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.66.1.2

A new species and new combinations of Memecylon in Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia

LAHIRU S. WIJEDASA, MARK HUGHES

Abstract


Memecylon corticosum is re-circumscribed to include M. kratense as a variety, and M. caudatum is considered synonymous with M. corticosum var. corticosum. A new combination has been made for M. pauciflorum var. brevifolium as it is considered conspecific to M. scutellatum, and is recognised as a variety. Finally, the new species M. perplexum is described from Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.


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Memecylon, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Eudicots

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