A new species of Desmodium (Leguminosae; tribe Desmodieae) from Thailand and Laos with two new distribution records and lectotypifications for Thailand

Publication Type:Journal
Year of Publication:2016
Authors:W. Saisorn, Chantaranothai, P., Balslev, H.
ISBN Number:1179-3163 (online version)
Keywords:Desmodieae, Fabaceae, Papilionoideae, Taxonomy

A new species of Desmodium (Leguminosae), D. brevipedicellatum W.Saisorn, Chantar. & Balslev from Thailand and Laos is described and illustrated. Two taxa, D. concinnum DC. and D. laxiflorum DC. subsp. lacei (Schindl.) H.Ohashi, are reported as new for Thailand. Lectotypes of D. amoenum Wall. ex Benth. and D. penduliflorum Wall. ex Benth. are designated.

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