Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 34, Number 1 (2011); Pages 24-29
Studies on Homalomeneae (Araceae) of Peninsular Malaysia V: Homalomena wallichii, Refound after over 190 Years
By Baharuddin Sulaiman and Peter C. Boyce     (Buy)


Homalomena wallichi, collected just once since 1822 has long languished in taxonomic obscurity. It has recently been refound in the wild after more than 190 years and is here reinstated as a taxonomically sound species and as endemic to Peninsular Malaysia. Images of Wallich's original collection, and of the living plant in flower, are provided.


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