Tuesday, June 8, 2021

[Botany • 2021] Amylotheca cleofei (Loranthaceae) • A New Species and Genus Record for the Philippines

Amylotheca cleofei  

in Tandang, Galindon, Lagunday, ... et Robinson, 2021.

A new mistletoe species, Amylotheca cleofei, from Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary, Davao Oriental in the southern Philippines, is herein described and illustrated, representing a new species and genus record for the country. This species differs from other known Amylotheca species in terms of its distinctive reproductive and vegetative characters.

Keywords: endemic, Eudicots, Malesia, Mindanao, Santalales, taxonomy


  Amylotheca cleofei


Danilo N. Tandang, John Michael M. Galindon, Noel E. Lagunday, Fulgent P. Coritico, Victor B. Amoroso and Alastair S. Robinson. 2021. Amylotheca cleofei sp. nov. (Loranthaceae), A New Species and Genus Record for the Philippines. Phytotaxa. 507(1); 113–120. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.507.1.7