Two new species of Chionanthus (Oleaceae) from Southern Thailand

  • Ruth Kiew Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Simon Gardner 161 Ekamai 10, Sukumvit 63, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Pindar Sidisunthorn 161 Ekamai 10, Sukumvit 63, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Keywords: Chionanthus, Oleaceae, Southern Thailand, new species

Abstract

Field surveys for the ‘Forest Trees of Southern Thailand’ project resulted in two new Chionanthus species, C. gardneriorum Kiew from Trang Province and C. pyriformis Kiew from Phangnga and Ranong Provinces. The new species are described and illustrated and a key to Chionanthus species in southern Thailand is provided.

Author Biography

Ruth Kiew, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)

Forest Biodiversity Division, Forest Research Institute Malaysia

Forest Trees of Southern Thailand Project

Published
2016-12-12
How to Cite
Kiew, R., Gardner, S., & Sidisunthorn, P. (2016). Two new species of Chionanthus (Oleaceae) from Southern Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 44(2), 125-127. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2016.44.2.07
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