Two new species and 18 new records for the flora of Laos

Shuichiro Tagane, Phetlasy Souladeth, Deuanta Kongxaysavath, Sukid Rueangruea, Somran Suddee, Yoshihisa Suyama, Eizi Suzuki, Tetsukazu Yahara

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Six pteridophyte species of five families and 12 spermatophyte species of 10 families are reported from Bolaven Plateau, southern Laos, as new records to the flora of Laos. Moreover, two new species, Sterculia bolavenensis (Malvaceae) and Wikstroemia bolavenensis (Thymelaeaceae), are described. For each species, voucher specimens are cited, photographs are shown and additional information including geographical distribution, ecology and taxonomic notes are provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-126
Number of pages16
JournalThai Forest Bulletin (Botany)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Bolaven plateau
  • Dong Hua Sao National Protected Area
  • Flora
  • Indochina
  • Taxonomy


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