Whither Polyalthia (Annonaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia? Synopses of Huberantha, Maasia, Monoon and Polyalthia s.s.

  • Ian M. Turner Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AE
  • Timothy M.A. Utteridge Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AE
Keywords: Enicosanthum, Huberantha, Maasia, Monoon, Polyalthia


An updated classification of Polyalthia in Peninsular Malaysia is presented. A synopsis (listing of species with synonymy and typification, and keys to species) is presented for the genera Huberantha, Maasia, Monoon and Polyalthia sensu stricto. One new species (Polyalthia pakdin I.M.Turner & Utteridge sp. nov.) is described and a conservation assessment presented for it. Monoon xanthopetalum Merr. represents a new record for Peninsular Malaysia. Six new lectotypes are designated.


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How to Cite
Turner, I. M., & Utteridge, T. M. (2016). Whither Polyalthia (Annonaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia? Synopses of Huberantha, Maasia, Monoon and Polyalthia s.s. European Journal of Taxonomy, (183). https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2016.183