Two new species of Syzygium (Myrtaceae) from North and West Sumatra
Summary. Two new species of Syzygium from Sumatra, namely S. namosialangense and S. padangense are described and illustrated. These species are proposed based on observation of the specimens kept in BO, K and L, including those from Sumatra and its surrounding islands and adjacent regions.
Key WordsBukit Lawang Indonesia Malesia Padang taxonomy
The director of Herbarium Bogoriense is thanked for permission to study the collections and for the use of necessary facilities. The Scientific Director of NHN Leiden University is also acknowledged for permission to study the collections. The curators of the Herbarium at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are similarly acknowledged. Prof. Dr Mien A. Rifai, Herbarium Bogoriense is thanked for advice. Prof. Dr John A. N. Parnell is appreciated for providing references. Subari is thanked for the line drawings. This study was funded by The Directorate General of Higher Education, the Republic of Indonesia via IPB Bogor.
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