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Published: 2023-02-27
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Two new species and a new record of Lasianthus (Rubiaceae) in Laos

The Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Faculty of Forest Science, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos
Department of Botany, National Museum of Nature and Science, 4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0005, Japan
Faculty of Forest Science, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos
Kyushu Open University, 744 Motooka, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan
Eudicots Bolaven Plateau flora Gentianales Indochina taxonomy


Two new species of Lasianthus (Rubiaceae), L. bolavenensis Tagane & Soulad., and L. laoticus Tagane, Soulad. & Nob.Tanaka from Bolaven Plateau, southern Laos, are described and illustrated, with their vernacular names and preliminary conservation status. In addition, L. repoeuensis Pierre ex Pit. is recorded in Laos for the first time.


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