Plant Systematics and Evolution

, Volume 145, Issue 3–4, pp 159–164 | Cite as

Two new aroids from Borneo

  • J. Bogner


Bucephalandra giganteaBogner, spec nova, is characterized by its large habit, the relatively small inflorescences and the very slender thecae.Hottarum kinabaluenseBogner, spec nova, is differentiated by its ellipsoid ovaries, the smooth petioles and the absence of staminodes.

Key words

Angiospermae Araceae Piptospatha Bucephalandra gigantea sp. n. Hottarum kinabaluense sp. n. Flora of Borneo 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bogner
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  1. 1.Botanical Garden MunichMünchenFederal Republic of Germany

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