Friday, June 4, 2021

[Botany • 2021] Alphonsea annulata (Annonaceae) ตำหยาวสี่ขีด • A New Species from peninsular Thailand


 Alphonsea annulata  Leerat. & Chalermglin,  

in Leeratiwong, Chalermglin & Johnson, 2021.
ตำหยาวสี่ขีด || DOI: 10.1007/s12225-021-09937-4
Photos: C. Leeratiwong.

A new species of the genus Alphonsea, A. annulata from peninsular Thailand is described and illustrated. A conservation assessment for A. annulata and a key to Alphonsea species in southern Thailand and Peninsular Malaysia are provided.

Key Words: conservation, Miliuseae, taxonomy

 Alphonsea annulata  Leerat. & Chalermglin. 
A fruiting branch; B flowers; C young monocarps; D dried monocarps showing 2 – 7 raised rings of transverse ridges
(from Leeratiwong & Chalermglin 19-1433 (PSU). 
Photos: C. Leeratiwong.

Alphonsea annulata Leerat. & Chalermglin, sp. nov.

ETYMOLOGY. This species is named for its monocarps, which, when dried, are marked by 2 – 7 raised transverse rings.

VERNACULAR NAME. [Thailand] Tam yao si khit ตำหยาวสี่ขีด.

Charan Leeratiwong, Piya Chalermglin and David M. Johnson. 2021. Alphonsea annulata (Annonaceae), A New Species from Thailand. Kew Bulletin. DOI: 10.1007/s12225-021-09937-4