Kew Bulletin

, 69:9531 | Cite as

Daemonorops sedisspirituum, a new species of Daemonorops Blume (Arecaceae: Calamoideae) from Java

  • Himmah RustiamiEmail author
  • John Dransfield
  • Edwino S. Fernando


A new species of the rattan genus Daemonorops is recorded for Java, Daemonorops sedisspirituum. D. sedisspirituum is closely allied to D. hirsuta and D. oblonga but differs in stem size, sheath armature, and seed surface.

Key Words

Indonesia Malesia rattan 



We thank the Indonesian Institute of Sciences and BO, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) and the Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan for allowing two of us (HR & ESF) to participate in the monocot taxonomy training course. Wahyudi Santoso prepared the analytical plate and Suhardjono Prawiroatmodjo prepared the distribution map of new species.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Himmah Rustiami
    • 1
    Email author
  • John Dransfield
    • 2
  • Edwino S. Fernando
    • 3
  1. 1.Herbarium Bogoriense, Botany Division, Research Center for BiologyIndonesian Institute of SciencesCibinongIndonesia
  2. 2.Royal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmondU.K
  3. 3.Department of Forest Biological SciencesUniversity of the Philippines - Los Baños, CollegeLagunaPhilippines

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