Sunday, May 31, 2020

[Botany • 2020] Viola umphangensis (Violaceae) • A New Species from Thailand

Viola umphangensis S. Nansai, Srisanga & Suwanph.

in Nansai, Srisanga, Hodkinson & Suwanphakdee, 2020. 
 วาสุกรีอุ้มผาง  || DOI: 10.1111/njb.02668 

Viola umphangensis S. Nansai, Srisanga & Suwanph., a new species from Thailand, is described and illustrated. Morphological, anatomical and palynological characters of V. umphangensis are compared with a similar species, V. betonicifolia Sm. An amended key to the Viola species in the Flora of Thailand account is provided.

Keywords: anatomical characters, new species, palynological characters, taxonomy, Umphang wildlife sanctuary

Viola umphangensis S. Nansai, Srisanga & Suwanph.

Etymology: The specific epithet refers to Umphang district, Tak province, the type locality of the new species.

Sulisa Nansai, Prachaya Srisanga, Trevor R. Hodkinson and Chalermpol Suwanphakdee. 2020. Viola umphangensis (Violaceae), A New Species from Thailand. Nordic Journal of Botany. 38(4)  DOI: 10.1111/njb.02668