Vol. 75 No. 1 (2020)
Special section on Araceae

Studies on the Alocasia Schott (Araceae) of Borneo III: Alocasia puncakborneensis, a new species belonging to the Princeps Complex

Sin Yeng Wong
Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia; Harvard University Herbaria, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.
Peter C. Boyce
Department Biologie I, Systematische Botanik und Mykologie, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München, Germany
Published July 1, 2020
Keywords
  • Alocasia Princeps Complex,
  • Sarawak,
  • Penrissen Range
How to Cite
Wong , S. Y., & Boyce, P. C. (2020). Studies on the Alocasia Schott (Araceae) of Borneo III: Alocasia puncakborneensis, a new species belonging to the Princeps Complex. Webbia, 75(1), 111-115. https://doi.org/10.36253/jopt-7946

Abstract

Alocasia puncakborneensis is described and illustrated as a new species of the Alocasia Princeps Complex from upper hill forest on the extremely hard Paleogene sandstones of the Penrissen range, SW Sarawak. Alocasia puncakborneensis occurs at the highest altitude of any of the locally-restricted /geologically obligated species yet described for the Princeps Complex.

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