Eriocaulon longibracteatum (Eriocaulaceae), a new species from Thailand and Cambodia


Eriocaulon longibracteatum, a new species from Thailand and Cambodia is described here. A detailed description, recognition, distribution, habitat, conservation status, phenology and illustration of the species are provided.

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We are grateful to the Science Achievement Scholarship of Thailand (SAST) for financial support; to P for supporting the field trip in Cambodia in 2017; and to the Applied Taxonomic Research Center (ATRC), Department of biology, Faculty of Science, KKU for providing research facilities. Loan of the type specimen was gratefully received from QBG. Special thanks to Mr Wattana Tanming, a staff member of QBG, for collecting the specimen.

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Khorngton, S., Souladeth, P. & Prajaksood, A. Eriocaulon longibracteatum (Eriocaulaceae), a new species from Thailand and Cambodia. Kew Bull 75, 20 (2020).

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Key Words

  • seed morphology
  • taxonomy