Research Paper

The genus Mycaranthes Blume (Orchidaceae) in Thailand

Sahut Chantanorrapint, Amonrat Chantanaorrapint, Jarearnsak Sae Wai

Published on: 20 June 2020

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2020.65.329

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2020 vol.65 no.3 pp.329-355


A taxonomic account of the genus Mycaranthes in Thailand is presented based on herbarium specimens and fresh material from field surveys. Five species are recognized including two new species records: M. clemensiae and M. latifolia. A key to the species, descriptions, and illustrations are provided. In addition, lectotypes of Eria clemensiae, E. kingii Hook.f., and Mycaranthes oblitterata are designated here.

Keyword: diversity, Eria, lectotype, M. brevicaulis, M. clemensiae, M. floribunda, M. latifolia, M. oblitterata, new records