A new species of Camchaya (Asteraceae, Vernonieae) from Thailand

Bunwong, Sukhonthip; Chantaranothai, Pranom; Keeley, Sterling C.
May 2012
PhytoKeys;2012, Issue 12, p53
Academic Journal
Camchaya thailandica Bunwong, Chantar. & S.C.Keeley, sp. nov. from Phu Phrabat Historical Park, Udon Thani, Thailand is described as a new species. Plant of this new species are similar to C. gracilis (Gagnep.) Bunwong & H.Rob. but differ in having ovate phyllaries without margin spines, 10-ribbed achenes, and broadly ovate leaves. This species is a rare endemic known only from the type collection and probably confined to open areas of sandstone hills in Udon Thani province.


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