Ten New Endemic Genera of Araceae on Borneo

Wong, Sin Yeng (2019) Ten New Endemic Genera of Araceae on Borneo. Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation, 15 (2). p. 2. ISSN 1675-5820

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Abstract

Phylogenetic relationships within Araceae tribe Schismatoglottideae are elucidated based on nuclear ITS and plastid matK. Thirty genera are recognised, composed of 13 pre-existing genera (Apoballis, Aridarum, Bakoa, Bucephalandra, Fenestratarum, Galantharum, Ooia, Phymatarum, Pichinia, Piptospatha, Schismatoglottis, Schottariella and Schottarum), five resurrected genera (Colobogynium, Gamogyne, Heteroaridarum, Hottarum and Rhynchopyle) and 11 new genera: Bakoaella, Bidayuha, Burttianthus, Gosong, Hera, Kiewia, Nabalu, Pursegloveia, Naiadia, Tawaia and Toga. Except for Kiewia, all newly described genera are endemic to Borneo. Schismatoglottis remains imperfectly delineated despite resolution of a well-supported corpus defined by hapaxanthic stems and containing the nomenclature type. The research continues to show that Borneo supports extraordinarily rich and diverse aroid flora.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Araceae, genera, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2020 11:31
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2020 11:31
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/31465

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