Thursday, April 1, 2021

[Botany • 2021] Three New Species of Erycibe (Convolvulaceae) from Malesia

Erycibe sangiheensis Kochaiph. & Utteridge

in Kochaiphat, Traiperm & Utteridge, 2021.

As part of a comprehensive review of the genus Erycibe (Convolvulaceae) in South-East Asia, three new species are described and illustrated: Erycibe sangiheensis Kochaiph. & Utteridge sp. nov. from Sangihe Island, North Sulawesi Province in Indonesia and two from Borneo (E. trichocarpa Kochaiph. & Utteridge sp. nov. and E. brunneopilosa Kochaiph. & Utteridge sp. nov.). A distribution map, line drawings and preliminary IUCN conservation assessments are provided for all three species.

Keywords: Borneo, Erycibeae, South-East Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia, taxonomy, Solanales, Eudicots

Erycibe brunneopilosa Kochaiph. & Utteridge sp. nov.

Erycibe trichocarpa Kochaiph. & Utteridge sp. nov. 

  Phongsakorn Kochaiphat, Paweena Traiperm and Timothy M. A. Utteridge. 2021. Three New Species of Erycibe (Convolvulaceae) from Malesia. Phytotaxa. 494(1); 103–112. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.494.1.6