Kew Bulletin

, 73:15 | Cite as

Lectotypifications in Nephelium L. and Xerospermum Blume (Sapindaceae)

  • Boonchuang Boonsuk
  • Pranom Chantaranothai


Eleven synonyms for five Nephelium species: N. cuspidatum Blume, N. hypoleucum Kurz, N. juglandifolium Blume, N. lappaceum L. and N. melanomiscum Radlk. and 11 synonyms of Xerospermum noronhianum (Blume) Blume are discussed and typified.

Key Words

Nephelieae nomenclature Southeast Asia synonym taxonomy Thailand 



We thank the directors and curators of BM, K and SING for access to specimens. This work was aided by the herbarium images and data available online from the following institutions: A, BM, C, FI, G, K, L, M, NY, P, U and US. We are grateful to Dr Paramjit Singh, Roxali Bijmoer, Dr Hans-Joachim Esser and Serena Lee for providing the type specimen images from CAL, L, M, and SING, respectively. We also thank Dr Brigitta de Wilde-Duyfjes and Dr David Simpson for their very helpful suggestions. Financial support was granted by the Post-Doctoral Program from Research Affairs and Graduate School, Khon Kaen University, Grant no. 58218 to the first author.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biology and Centre of Excellence on Biodiversity (BDC), Faculty of ScienceKhon Kaen UniversityKhon KaenThailand

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