X hits on this document





82 / 145



specimen, apparently the only material known. It is quite obvious that small, reduced stigmas and rudimentary ovaries of male M. laotica were compared with the “normal” stigmas and ovaries of female M. capillaris.


This work was supported by the TRF/BIOTEC Special Program for Biodiversity Research and Training grant BRT R_151008. We are grateful to the heads of the visited National Parks for their generous help and assistance. The first author wishes to thank the Forest Herbarium (BKF) for providing working facilities; his visit to the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (herbarium E) has been made possible by a SYNTHESYS grant (GB-TAF 3648). Mr. Thamarat Phutthai kindly providing photographs of Clarkella.


Craib, W. G. (1911). Contributions to the flora of Siam. II. List of Siamese plants, with descriptions of new species - continued. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information 1911: 385–473.

________. (1931). Contributions to the flora of Siam. Additamentum 30. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information 1931: 206–221.

________. (1932). Florae Siamensis Enumeratio.A List of the plants known from Siam with notes of their occurrence. Vol. 2: 1–234: Caprifoliaceae & Rubiaceae. Siam Society, Bangkok.

Deb, D. B. (1989). 29. A note on the synonomy of Hyptianthera Wt. & Arn. and Petunga DC. with Hypobathrum Bl. (Rubiaceae). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 86: 121. Fukuoka, N. (1978). Studies in the floral anatomy and morphology of Rubiaceae I. Hedyotideae (Anotis, Argostemma and Clarkella). Acta Phytotaxonomica Geobotanica 29: 85–94.

Lauener, L. A. & Ferguson, D. K. (1972). Rubiaceae. In: Lauener, L.A. Catalogue of the names published by Hector Le´veille´ : VIII. Notes from the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh 32: 103–113.

Pitard, J. (1923). Rubiaceae. In: Lecomte, H. (ed), Flore Ge´ne´rale de l’Indo - Chine,Vol. 3: 20– 422. Masson & Cie, Paris.

Puff, C., Chayamarit, K. & Chamchumroon, V. (2005). Rubiaceae of Thailand. A pictorial guide to indigenous and cultivated genera. 1–245. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.

Smitinand, T., Shimizu, T., Koyama, H. & Fukuoka, N. (1970). Contributions to the Flora of Southeast Asia. I. Taxonomy and phytogeography of some temperate species in Thailand. Tonan Ajia Kenkyu (The Southeast Asian Studies) 8: 171–186.

Van Steenis, C. G. G. J. (1981). Rheophytes of the world. An account of the flood-resistant flowering plants and ferns and the theory of autonomous evolution. 1–406. Sijthoff & Noordhoff, Alphen aan den Rijn, Rockville.

________. (1987). Rheophytes of the world: supplement. Allertonia 4(5): 267–330.

Document info
Document views373
Page views378
Page last viewedSun Oct 23 00:11:14 UTC 2016