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DNA fingerprinting reveals clonal nature of Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash, Gramineae and sources of potential new germplasm
It appears that only one genotype, ‘Sunshine’, accounts for almost all the germplasm utilized in accessions of vetiver, which lends support to merging the genus Vetiveria with Chrysopogon.
Revision of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae) in Malesia
- J. F. Veldkamp
In Malesia there are 25 taxa of Eragrostis (Gramineae, Chloridoideae, Eragrostideae), incl. Ectrosiopsis (Ohwi) Jansen. Eight, perhaps eleven species are introduced. Eragrostis balgooyi Veldk. is…
Revision of Creochiton (Melastomataceae)
A taxonomic revision of the Malesian genus Creochiton (Melastomataceae) is presented and one species is raised to specific rank, although one is based on the original description only.
A revision of Diplectria (Melastomataceae)
Four new specific combinations are proposed, while one new species and a new subspecies are described for the Southeast Asian genus Diplectria (Bl.) Reichenb.
Notes on Creochiton, Dissochaeta, and Macrolenes (Melastomataceae)
- J. F. Veldkamp
Enchosanthera Guill. and Anplectrella Furtado are synonyms of Creochiton Bl. (Melastomataceae); 5 new combinations are proposed for the latter genus. Some species-complexes in Dissochaela Bl. are…
Notes on the Astronieae (Melastomataceae) — II. Astronidium, Beccarianthus
Astronidium (Melastomataceae – Astronieae) has 67 species (29 new, 4 new combinations, 2 new varieties) and 5 new combinations (1 stat. nov.) are proposed.
The identity of Sperlingia Vahl (Asclepiadaceae)
Sperlingia Vahl (Asclepiadaceae) is a synonym of Hoya R.Br. sect. Hoya (Asclepiadaceae). Its two species are identical. The lectotype, S. verticillata Vahl, is the basionym of H. verticillata (Vahl)…
Notes on Eragrostis Wolf (Poaceae) for the Flora of Taiwan
Eragrostis atrovirens (Desf.) Trin. ex Steud. and E. tenuifolia (A. Rich.) Hochst. ex Steud. are new records for Taiwan. Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees has now become naturalized in low to high…
Vireya Rhododendrons: their monophyly and classification (Ericaceae, Rhododendron section Schistanthe)
Further investigation into the evolutionary relationships of the vireya group of Rhododendron, utilising nuclear DNA sequence data, has demonstrated that this group of species is monophyletic, and a…