Studies on Homalomeneae (Araceae) of Borneo XIII – New Species of Homalomena

Wong, Sin Yeng and Hoe, Yih Chen and Soon, TLay and Boyce, P.C (2013) Studies on Homalomeneae (Araceae) of Borneo XIII – New Species of Homalomena. Aroideana, 36 (8). pp. 8-29. ISSN 2310-0745

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Abstract

Five new Homalomena species are described from Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo: H. baangongensis L.S.Tung & Y.C.Hoe, H. gastrofructa S.Y.Wong, Y.C.Hoe & P.C.Boyce, H. ibanorum S.Y.Wong & P.C.Boyce, H. passa S.Y.Wong & P.C.Boyce, and H. velutipedunculata S.Y.Wong, Y.C.Hoe & P.C.Boyce. Based on morphological characteristics they are assigned to the Giamensis Complex [H. baangongensis], Hanneae Complex [H. gastrofructa, H. velutipedunculata], and Borneensis Complex [H. ibanorum] of the Cyrtocladon Supergroup, and to the Selaburensis Complex [H. passa] of the Homalomena Supergroup. Keys to informal taxa of Bornean Homalomena, and to the species of the above mentioned species complexes are provided. All described novelties are illustrated from living plants, and a comparative plate of the spadix of the five described species of the Borneensis Complex is provided.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Araceae, Borneo, Homalomena, Sarawak , unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QK Botany
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2015 02:11
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2015 01:01
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/7168

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