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A generic record for Faika (Monimiaceae) in Papua New Guinea

  title={A generic record for Faika (Monimiaceae) in Papua New Guinea},
  author={W. Takeuchi and S. Renner},
  • W. Takeuchi, S. Renner
  • Published 2002
  • Biology
  • The genus Faika Philipson (Monimiaceae) consists of the single species F. villosa (Kaneh. & Hatus.) Philipson, previously known only from Irian Jaya between the Vogelkop Peninsula and the Cyclops Mts (Philipson, 1986). A recent identification by Renner (of Takeuchi 10349 from the April River; A, LAE) indicates that Faika is also present in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The first author revisited this locality in August 2001 and obtained additional specimens, notes, and photos to document this new… CONTINUE READING
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