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PhytoKeys. 2018 Dec 6;(113):59-67. doi: 10.3897/phytokeys.113.29103. eCollection 2018.

Thismiasumatrana (Thismiaceae), a new species from West Sumatra, Indonesia, with discussions on the taxonomic identity of Thismiaclavigera.

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Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Kobe University, 1-1 Rokkodai, Nada-ku, Kobe, 657-8501, Japan Kobe University Kobe Japan.
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan.
Bio-Next Project, Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Yamate Build. #3, 5-1, Higashiyama, Myodaiji, Okazaki, Aichi 444-8787, Japan National Institutes of Natural Sciences Okazaki Japan.
Herbarium Universitas Andalas, The Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences, Andalas University, Kampus Limau Manis Padang, 25163, West Sumatra, Indonesia Andalas University West Sumatra Indonesia.
Institute of Natural Environmental Sciences, University of Hyogo, Sanda, Hyogo 669-1546, Japan University of Hyogo Kyotanabe Japan.
Osaka City University, Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ku, Osaka 558-8585, Japan Osaka City University Osaka Japan.


A new species of the mycoheterotrophic genus Thismia Griff. (Thismiaceae), Thismiasumatrana Suetsugu & Tsukaya, from West Sumatra, Indonesia, is described, based on a rehydrated herbarium specimen from National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. Thismiasumatrana is closely related to T.clavigera (Becc.) F.Muell. but is distinguished by a much larger flower.


Thismia ; Sumatra; mycoheterotrophy; new species; taxonomy

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