Studies on Monstereae (Araceae) of Borneo II: Furtado's Rhaphidophora kinabaluensis elucidated and transferred to Scindapsus (Araceae)

Kartini Saibeh, and Siva Rohgin Batumale, and Peter Boyce, (2015) Studies on Monstereae (Araceae) of Borneo II: Furtado's Rhaphidophora kinabaluensis elucidated and transferred to Scindapsus (Araceae). Willdenowia, 45 (3). pp. 409-413. ISSN 1868-6397

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3372/wi.45.45305

Abstract

Rhaphidophora kinabaluensis Furtado (Araceae: Monstereae), described from Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, has been recollected and revealed to be a species of Scindapsus Schott belonging to a species complex surrounding S. co- riaceus Engl. The taxonomic transfer is made – S. kinabaluensis (Furtado) Kartini & P. C. Boyce, comb. nov. – and a description, colour illustrations and list of specimens are provided. De ning characteristics and current taxonomy of the Scindapsus Coriaceus Complex are summarized.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:aroids, Scindapsus kinabaluensis, Scindapsus Coriaceus Complex, Malaysian Borneo, Sabah
Subjects:Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions:SCHOOL > Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation
ID Code:15195
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:05 Jan 2017 15:23
Last Modified:05 Jan 2017 15:23

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