Lysimachia kraduengensis (Primulaceae), a new species from northeastern Thailand

Avelinah Julius, Shuichiro Tagane, Akiyo Naiki, José Said Gutiérrez-Ortega, Somran Suddee, Sukid Rueangruea, Tetsukazu Yahara, Timothy Utteridge

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Abstract

A new species of Primulaceae from Thailand, Lysimachia kraduengensis, is described and illustrated. It is morphologically similar to L. engleri, L. lancifolia, L. laxa and L. sikokiana in having solitary and axillary flowers, a yellow corolla, relatively long pedicels and basifixed anthers. The new species can be distinguished by the combination of its height, leaf texture, petiole, calyx and anther length, and brown coloration on the flowers. In addition, the conservation status, an updated key to Lysimachia species in Thailand, and discussion of the systematic placement of the new species based on the trnL-F marker of chloroplast DNA are provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-76
Number of pages8
JournalPhytotaxa
Volume289
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 20 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

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