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12 November 2014 Miliusa pumila (Annonaceae), a new species from S Thailand
Tanawat Chaowasku
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A new species, Miliusa pumila Chaowasku, is described and illustrated. It has been cultivated in Bangkok, Thailand, but was originally from S Thailand. Miliusa pumila can be principally distinguished from its most morphologically similar species, M. filipes Ridl., by the differences in leaf blade length, pedicel length, and number of stamens per flower. The new species can be mainly distinguished from M. thailandica Chaowasku & Kessler, its sister species previously elucidated by means of molecular phylogenetics, by the differences in leaf base, outer petal length, and inner petal size.

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Tanawat Chaowasku "Miliusa pumila (Annonaceae), a new species from S Thailand," Willdenowia 44(3), 407-413, (12 November 2014).
Published: 12 November 2014

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