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A taxonomic account of Livistona R.Br. (Arecaceae).

@article{Dowe2009ATA,
  title={A taxonomic account of Livistona R.Br. (Arecaceae).},
  author={John Leslie Dowe},
  journal={The Gardens' Bulletin, Singapore},
  year={2009},
  volume={60},
  pages={185-344}
}
  • J. Dowe
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • The Gardens' Bulletin, Singapore
A taxonomic account of the palm genus Livistona is presented. [...] Key Result Becc., L. rotundifolia var. mindorensis (Becc.) Becc. and L. robinsoniana Becc. placed as synonyms; L. fengkaiensis X.W.Wei & M.Y.Xiao is placed under L. speciosa Kurz; Livistona chinensis var. subglobosa (Hassk.) Becc. is placed under L. chinensis (Jacq.) R.Br. ex Mart.; Livistona tonkinensis Magalon is placed under L. saribus (Lour.) Merr. ex A.Chev.; and Livistona kimberleyana A.N.Rodd is placed under L. lorophylla Becc. A neotype…Expand
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