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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 5186

Tapeinochilos valetonii

OLD NAME: Tapeinochilos valetonii

NEW NAME: Tapeinochilos valetonii



STATUS : unknown

CONTINENT: Malanesian

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Osia Gideon Monograph: Listed as a basal flowering species. Bracts not woody, coriaceous. Bracts recurved, broader than 17 mm. Anterior lobe of calyx not developed, upper part of bracts puberulous; leaves glabrous and thick, only known from Jayapura Area and West Sepik.

From: Tom Wood - T. valetonii is a new species described only in Osia Gideon's PhD thesis so that it isn't an officially published name.

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