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10 November 2014 A new variety of Cryptocoryne versteegii (Araceae) from Irian Jaya Tengah, Indonesia
Niels Jacobsen, Jan D. Bastmeijer, Peter J. Edwards, Robert J. Johns, Norito Takahashi, Suwidji Wongso
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Abstract

A new variety, Cryptocoryne versteegii var. jayaensis N. Jacobsen, Bastm., P. J. Edwards, R. J. Johns, N. Takah. & Wongso, from the base of Mount Jaya, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, is described and illustrated. Cryptocoryne versteegii Engl. var. versteegii is a plant from the inner mangrove with short, almost triangular, stiff, rather upright leaves, whereas var. jayaensis from fresh water has rather flaccid leaves, which are 2–4 times as long as those of var. versteegii.

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Niels Jacobsen, Jan D. Bastmeijer, Peter J. Edwards, Robert J. Johns, Norito Takahashi, and Suwidji Wongso "A new variety of Cryptocoryne versteegii (Araceae) from Irian Jaya Tengah, Indonesia," Willdenowia 44(3), 385-391, (10 November 2014). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.44.44308
Published: 10 November 2014
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