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Kew Bulletin

, 64:319 | Cite as

Nepenthes group Montanae (Nepenthaceae) in Indo-China, with N. thai and N. bokor described as new

  • Martin Cheek
  • Matthew Jebb
Article

Summary

A key is presented to the Nepenthes group Montanae in Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia. Nepenthes bokor Cheek is described from Cambodia and Nepenthes thai Cheek from peninsular Thailand. The affinities of both taxa are discussed and their conservation status assessed.

Keywords

Cambodia Nepenthaceae Nepenthes new species taxonomy Thailand 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Kongkanda Chayamarit and Rachun Pooma of BKF are thanked for hosting the field studies of the first author throughout Thailand, supported by Sridith Kate in peninsular Thailand. British Airways supported the cost of travelling from London to Bangkok. Mark Coode and Melanie Thomas are thanked for translating the diagnoses into Latin, and two anonymous reviewers for comments on an earlier version of this paper.

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Copyright information

© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HerbariumRoyal Botanic GardensSurreyUK
  2. 2.HerbariumNational Botanic GardensDublinIreland

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