Research Paper

A new species of Homalomena (Araceae: Homalomeneae) from Con Dao National Park, Vietnam, with lectotypification of Homalomena philippinensis

Van Son Dang, Ba Vuong Truong, Quoc Bao Nguyen, Quoc Trong Pham, Van Tu Nguyen, Hong Son Le, Van Nga Nguyen, Rene Alfred Anton Bustamante, Khant Zaw Hein

Published on: 03 July 2023

Page: 269 - 274

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2023.68.269


Homalomena perplexa K.Z.Hein, Vuong, Bao & V.S.Dang from Ba Ria Vung Tau province, Vietnam, is described and illustrated as a species new to science. Description, color plates, discussion of similar taxa, phenology, distribution, and a preliminary conservation status assessment are provided. Homalomena philippinensis Engl. is lectotypified.

Keyword: Aroideae, Con Dao Island, Homalomena perplexa, Homalomena philippinensis, Southeast region

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