Three new species, lectotypifications and synonymisations in Millettia (Fabaceae: Faboideae) for Thailand

  • Sawai Mattapha Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Udon Thani Rajabhat University
  • Felix Forest Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, U.K.
  • Julie A. Hawkins School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 6BX, U.K.
  • Somran Suddee Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900 Thailand
  • Naiyana Tetsana Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
  • Pranom Chantaranothai Department of Biology and Center of Excellence on Biodiversity (BDC), Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
Keywords: Generic circumscription, Leguminosae, Millettieae, taxonomy

Abstract

During preparation of the account of the genus Millettia (Fabaceae: Faboideae) for the Flora of Thailand, some new field collections and specimens from herbaria were found to represent three new species, and here they are described and illustrated with a distribution map. Lectotypes of Millettia names are designated for nine species, five new synonyms of Millettia are proposed and Millettia tecta is raised to species status.

 

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Published
2019-10-11
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Mattapha, S., Forest, F., Hawkins, J., Suddee, S., Tetsana, N., & Chantaranothai, P. (2019). Three new species, lectotypifications and synonymisations in Millettia (Fabaceae: Faboideae) for Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 47(2), 171-183. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2019.47.2.07
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