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Published: 2021-11-23

Ardisia kalimbahin (Primulaceae, Myrsinoideae), a new species from the Philippines

Department of Biology, College of Science, University of the Philippines Baguio, Governor Pack Road, Baguio City, 2600, Philippines; Plant Biology Division, Institute of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Los Baños, Laguna, 4030, Philippines; Philippine Taxonomic Initiative, Inc., Brgy. Maligaya, El Nido, Palawan, 5313, Philippines
Department of Biology, College of Science and Engineering, Texas Christian University, 2800 South University Drive, Fort Worth, Texas, 76129, USA; Philippine Taxonomic Initiative, Inc., Brgy. Maligaya, El Nido, Palawan, 5313, Philippines
Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, Community Environment and Natural Resources Office, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, 3119, Philippines
Philippine Taxonomic Initiative, Inc., Brgy. Maligaya, El Nido, Palawan, 5313, Philippines
Ericales Malesia Southeast Asia taxonomy Eudicots

Abstract

Ardisia kalimbahin is herein described and illustrated as a new species. It is the latest addition to the richness of Ardisia in the Philippines. It closely resembles A. romanii Elmer but is distinct in having shorter petiole, shorter elliptic leaves, racemose inflorescence, longer and sparsely puberulent pedicels, magenta corolla lobes, basifixed anthers, shorter filaments, and a beaked stigma. Based on current collection and available herbarium specimens, Ardisia kalimbahin is distributed in the islands of Palawan (Aborlan), Mindoro, and Luzon (Carranglan). Available data is not enough to assess its conservation status; hence, it is proposed as data deficient (DD).

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