Sunday, June 6, 2021

[Botany • 2021] Six New Species of Maesa (Primulaceae) from Papua New Guinea

Maesa spp.

in Sumanon, Eiserhardt, Balslev & Utteridge, 2021.

Six new species of Maesa (Primulaceae-Maesoideae) from Papua New Guinea, namely M. angustibracteolata, M. aurulenta, M. brassii, M. oblanceolatifolia, M. pusilliflora and M. prolatifructa are described and illustrated based on observations from herbarium specimens; the taxonomic affinities of each species are also discussed.

Keywords: Ericales, Malesia, Myrsinaceae, Papua New Guinea, Papuasia, taxonomy, Eudicots

Pirada Sumanon, Wolf L. Eiserhardt, Henrik Balslev and Timothy M. A. Utteridge. 2021. Six New Species of Maesa (Primulaceae) from Papua New Guinea. Phytotaxa. 505(3); 245–261. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.505.3.1