A New Species of Cryptocoryne (Araceae) from Borneo

Ipor, I.B. and Tawan, C.S and Jacobsen, N. (2005) A New Species of Cryptocoryne (Araceae) from Borneo. Discussion Paper. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore.

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Cryptocoryne zaidiana Ipor & Tawan, a noteworthy new species from Long Tran, Tinjar, Miri Division, Sarawak, is described and illustrated. This amphibious species grows on mudflats in sandy clay soil of the intertidal freshwater zone of Sungai Mering. Its leaf shape and texture are similar to those of Cryptocoryne lingua Engler but differ especially in its spathe characteristics. It has a strongly recurved ovate limb, the upper surface is distinctly covered with purplish and creamy protuberances and it has a distinet creamy collar.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Additional Information: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cryptocoryne (Araceae), 2005, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, universiti, university, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, IPTA, education, undergraduate, research
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 08 May 2014 08:43
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2015 01:30
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/2411

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