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A new species of Desmodium (Leguminosae; tribe Desmodieae) from Thailand and Laos with two new distribution records and lectotypifications for Thailand

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  • Witsanu Saisorn, Khon Kaen University
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  • Henrik Balslev
  • Pranom Chantaranothai, Khon Kaen University

A new species of Desmodium (Leguminosae), D. brevipedicellatum W. Saisorn, Chantar. & Balslev from Thailand and Laos is described and illustrated. Two taxa, D. concinnum DC. and D. laxiflorum DC. subsp. lacei (Schindl.) H. Ohashi, are reported as new for Thailand. Lectotypes of D. amoenum Wall. ex Benth. and D. penduliflorum Wall. ex Benth. are designated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)154-160
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2016

    Research areas

  • Desmodieae, Fabaceae, Papilionoideae, taxonomy

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