, Volume 54, Issue 4, pp 298–304 | Cite as

New species and a new record of Cycas (Cycadaceae) from Thailand

  • A. J. Lindstrom
  • K. D. Hill


Two newCycas species from Thailand are here described.C. petraea andC. elephantipes. A noteworthy extensions of the range ofC. macrocarpa into southeastern Thailand is recorded. New taxa are illustrated, distributions of the new taxa are mapped, and a key to the species ofCycas in Thailand is provided.

Key words

Cycas Cycadaceae Thailand 


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© The New York Botanical Garden Press 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. Lindstrom
    • 1
  • K. D. Hill
    • 2
  1. 1.Nong Nooch Tropical GardenChonburiThailand
  2. 2.National Herbarium of New South WalesRoyal Botanic GardensSydneyAustralia

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