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Vol. 14(4) -  2009

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Agoo, E.M.G. 2007 (“2006”). New taxa of Philippine Trichoglottis (Orchidaceae). Philipp. Scientist 43: 34—52, illus. --- Three.

Ahmad, S.M., S.B. Hoot, P.H. Qazi & V. Verma. 2009. Phylogenetic patterns and genetic diversity of Indian Tinospora species based on chloroplast sequence data and cytochrome P450 polymorphisms. Pl. Syst. Evol. 281: 87—96, illus. --- (Menispermaceae).

Ahumada, O. & A.C. Vegetti. 2009. Inflorescence structure in species of Scleria subgenus Hypoporum and subgenus Scleria (Sclerieae-Cyperaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 281: 115—135, illus.

Akhriadi, P., Hernawati, A. Primaldhi & M. Hambali. 2009. Nepenthes naga, a new species of Nepenthaceae from Bukit Barisan of Sumatra. Reinwardtia 12: 339—342, illus.

Albach, D.C. 5 al. 2008. Chromosome numbers in Veroniceae (Plantaginaceae): review and several new counts. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 95: 543—566, illus. --- New Guinea Hebe and Detzneria in Veronica as sections.

Albach, D.C., K. Yan, S.R. Jensen & H.-Q. Li. 2009. Phylogenetic placement of Triaenophora (formerly Scrophulariaceae) with some implications for the phylogeny of the Lamiales. Taxon 58: 749—756, illus. --- Lancea, Mazus sister to Paulowniaceae, Phrymaceae, Orobanchaceae.

Alejandro, G.J., U. Meve & S. Liede-Schumann. 2008. Two new species of Mussaenda (Rubiaceae) from Panay Island, Philippines. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 158: 87—92, illus.

Alston, H.I. 2009. Notes on Australian taxa of Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae): typification and nomenclature. Muelleria 27: 119—126. --- In Malesia N. aurantiaca.

Ansari, A.A. 2006. Taxonomic studies on the genus Crotalaria L. in India – II: infra-generic classification. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 30: 570—582, illus. --- 106 taxa in 6 sect, 12 subsect, 5 new; keys to taxa (Leguminosae).

Arbo, M.M. & S.M. Espert. 2009. Morphology, phylogeny and biogeography of Turnera L. (Turneraceae). Taxon 58: 457—467, illus.

Avino, M., G. Tortoriello & P. Caputo. 2009. A phylogenetic analysis of Dipsacaceae based on four DNA regions. Pl. Syst. Evol. 279: 69—86, illus. --- Triplostegia intermediary between Valerianaceae / Dipsacaceae.

Ayyappan, N. & N. Parthasarathy. 2006 (“2005”). Prismatomeris tetrandra (Roxb.) K. Scum. subsp. malayana (Ridley) J.T. Johansson – a new record to India tree flora. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 29: 802—804. --- Anamalais, W. Ghats (Rubiaceae).

Bachelier, J.B. & P.K. Endress. 2009. Comparative floral morphology and anatomy of Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae (Sapindales), with a special focus on gynoecium structure and evolution. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 499—571, illus.

Bader, H. 2008. Bemühungen um Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia Merrill (1919). Aqua-Planta 2008, 3: 87—90, illus. (In German). --- C. usteriana distinct (Araceae).

Baker, W.J. & J. Dransfield.208. Calospatha subsumed in Calamus (Arecaceae: Calamoideae). Kew Bull. 63: 161—162. --- 1 new comb.

Bandyopadhyay, S., K. Thothahri & B.D. Sharma. 2006 (“2005”). The genus Bauhinia L. (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) in India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 29: 763—801, illus. --- 18 spp; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Banka, R.A. & R. Kiew. 2009. Henckelia section Loxocarpus (Gesneriaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia. Edinburgh J. Bot. 66: 239—261, illus. --- 10 spp, 3 new; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Banks, D.P. 2008. Eine neue Eria-Art (Orchidaceae)  in den Philippinen / A new species of Eria (Orchidaceae) from the Philippines. Orch.-J. 15: 78—80, illus (In English / German).

Bänziger, H., A. Lamb & A. Kocyan. 2007. Bisexual Rhizanthes lowii (Beccari) Harms (Rafflesiaceae) from Borneo: first description of flowers, fruits and seeds. Nat. Hist. Bull. Siam Soc. 55: 341—352, illus. --- Key to 4 spp.

Barcelona, J.F., L.L. Co, D.S. Balete & N.A. Bartolome. 2009. Rafflesia aurantia (Rafflesiaceae): a new species from Northern Luzon, Philippines. Gard. Bull. Singapore 61: 17--28, illus.

Barcelona, J.F., P.B. Pelser, E.M. Cabutaje & N.A. Bartolome. 2008. Another new species of Rafflesia (Rafflesiaceae) from Luzon, Philippines: R. leonardi. Blumea 53: 223—228, illus.

Barthlott W., et al. 2009. A torch in the rain forest: thermogenesis of the Titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum). Pl. Biol. 11: 499-505. --- (Araceae).

Bayton, R.P. 2007. A revision of Borassus L. (Araceae). Kew Bull. 62: 561—586, illus. --- 5 spp; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Bean, A.R. 2008. A taxonomic revision of Erythrina L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 7: 641—658, illus. --- 9 or 10 taxa, 1 new, 1 new comb; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Beaumont, A.J. et 8 al. 2009. Gnidia (Thymelaeaceae) is not monophyletic: taxonomic implications for Thymelaeoideae and a partial new generic taxonomy for Gnidia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 160: 402—417, illus. --- Support for Ilex “group”.

Bello, M.A., A. Bruneau, F. Forest & J.A. Hawkins. 2009. Elusive relationships within order Fabales: phylogenetic analyses using matK and rbcL sequence data. Syst. Bot. 34: 102—114, illus. --- Also guess at dates of origin of families, e.g. Leguminosae c. 59 mya, Polygalaceae c. 57 +/- 8 mya.

Bennett, J.R. & S. Mathews. 2006. Phylogeny of the parasitic plant family Orobanchaceae inferred from cytochrome A. Amer. J. Bot. 93: 1039—1051, illus. --- Incl. hemiparasitic Scrophulariaceae; non-parasitic Lindenbergia sister

Berg, C.C. &  S. Gardner. 2007. A new species Ficus subg. Ficus (Moraceae) from Thailand and two new records of Ficus species. Thai For. Bull., Bot. 35: 31—33. --- F. kerkhovenii, F. mollissima.

Berg, C.C. 2007. Leaf dimorphy in Ficus binnendijkii and Ficus maclellandii (Moraceae) and the identity of the ornamental trees known under the name “F. longifolia”.  Thai For. Bull., Bot. 35: 29—30, illus. --- “Longifolia” are cuttings of F. maclellandii.

Berg, C.C. 2007. Precursory taxonomic  studies on Ficus (Moraceae) for the Flora of Thailand. Thai For. Bull., Bot. 35: 4—28, illus. --- Notes on 20 spp, 6 new comb, 1 new subsp.

Berg, C.C. 2008. Ficus capillipes (Moraceae), new for Malesia (Sumatra). Blumea 53: 325--327, illus.

Berg, C.C. 2008. Ficus glandulifera and allied species (Moraceae), including a new one from Borneo and Celebes. Blumea 53: 319--323, illus.

Bessega, C., H.E. Hopp & R.H. Fortunato. 2008. Toward a phylogeny of Mimosa (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae): a preliminary analysis of southern South American species based on chloroplast DNA. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 95: 567—579, illus.

Bjorå, C.S., E.G. Kwembeya, J. Bogner & I. Nordal. 2009. Geophytes diverging in rivers – a study of the genus Crinum, with two new rheophytic taxa from Cameroun. Taxon 58: 561—571, illus. --- Key to Cameroun spp; 1 new comb (Amaryllidaceae).

Boatwright, J.S., M.M. le Roux, M. Wink, T. Morozova & B.-E. van Wyk. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of tribe Crotalarieae (Fabaceae) inferred from DNA sequences and morphology. Syst. Bot. 33: 752—761, illus. --- Monophyletic.

Boatwright, J.S., P.M. Tilney & B.-E van Wyk. 2008. A taxonomic revision of the genus Rothia  (Crotalarieae, Fabaceae). Austral. Syst. Bot. 21: 422—430, illus. --- 2 spp, 2 subspp; 1 Malesian; keys; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Bogner, J. & P.C. Boyce. 2009. Studies on the Schismatoglottideae (Araceae) of Borneo VI: a new Schismatoglottis species from Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Gard. Bull. Singapore 60: 175—183, illus.

Bogner, J. 2008. Aponogeton womersleyi H. Bruggen. Aqua-Planta 2008, 3: 110—114, illus. (In German). --- Description, notes (Araceae).

Borg, A.J., L.A. McDade & J. Schönenberger. 2008. Molecular phylogenetics and morphological evolution of Thunbergioideae (Acanthaceae). Taxon  57: 811--822, illus.

Borsch, T., C. Löhne & J. Wiersema 2008. Phylogeny and evolutionary patterns in Nymphaeales: integrating genes, genomes and morphology. Taxon 57: 1052—1081, illus.

Boyce, P.C. & S.Y Wong. 2008. Studies on Schismatoglottideae (Araceae) of Borneo VII: Schottarum and Bakoa, two new genera from Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Bot. Studies 49: 393--404, illus. --- Generic / infrageneric key to Bornean taxa.

Boyce, P.C. & S.Y. Wong. 2008. Hapaline celatrix (Araceae: Caladieae) – a new record for Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Gard. Bull. Singapore 60: 31—36, illus.

Boyce, P.C. & S.Y. Wong. 2008. Studies on Homalomeneae (Araceae) of Borneo I. Four  new species and preliminary thoughts on informal species groups in Sarawak. Gard. Bull. Singapore 60: 1—29, illus.

Boyce, P.C. & S.Y. Wong. 2009. Schottariella mirifica P.C. Boyce & S.Y. Wong: a new name for Schottarum sarikeense (Araceae: Schismatoglottideae). Bot. Studies 50: 269—271. --- Seems to increase the error.

Boyce, P.C. & S.Y. Wong. 2009. Schottariella mirifica P.C. Boyce & S.Y. Wong: a new name for Schottarum sarikeense (Araceae: Schismatoglottideae). Bot. Studies 50: 269--271.

Boyce, P.C. 2008.A review of Alocasia (Araceae: Colocasieae) for Thailand including a novel species and new species records from South-west Thailand. Thai For. Bull., Bot. 36: 1—17, illus. --- Key; difference with Colocasia; synonymy, description, notes.

Bramey, G.L.C. 2009. The genus Callicarpa (Lamiaceae) on Borneo. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 416—455, illus. --- 23 spp, 4 new; Geunsia reduced; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes; specimens under taxa.

Bramley, G.L.C., F. Forest & R.P.J. de Kok. 2009. Troublesome tropical mints: re-examining generic limits of Vitex and relations (Lamiaceae) in South East Asia. Taxon 58:  500—510, illus. --- Viticoideae not monophyletic; new3 comb in Vitex; position of Teijsmanniodendron unresolved.

Bremer, B. & T. Eriksson. 2009. The tree of Rubiaceae: phylogeny and dating the family, subfamilies, and tribes. Intern. J. Pl. Sci. 170: 766—793, illus. --- Origin c. 90.4 Myr possibly in SE Asia.

Bremer, B. 2009. A review of molecular phylogenetic studies of Rubiaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 96:  4—26, illus.

Brockington, S.F. et 8 al. 2009. Phylogeny of the Caryophyllales sensu lato: revisiting hypotheses on pollination biology and perianth differentiation in the core Caryophyllales. Intern. J. Pl. Sci. 170: 627—643, illus.

Brown, G.K. 2008. Systematics of the tribe Ingeae (Leguminosae—Mimosoideae) over the past 25 years. Muelleria 26:27—42, illus.

Brown, G.K., D.J. Murphy, J.T. Miller & P.Y. Ladiges. 2008. Acacia s.s. and its relationship among tropical legumes, tribe Ingeae (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae). Syst. Bot. 33: 739—751, illus. --- Acacia monophyletic, Ingeae paraphyletic.

Brummitt, R.K. 2009. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 60. Taxon 58: 283. --- Conservation of Ziziphus jujuba Mill. over Ziziphus zizyphus (L.) H. Karst. recommended; the generic name Ziziphus apparently is to be preferred over Zizyphus; conservation of Hewittia over Shutereia recommended; idem Dombeyaceae over Pentapetaceae; idem Phyllanthaceae over Picrodendraceae; idem Melampodium  ruderale over Eleutheranthera ovata.

Bush, C.M., L. Lu, P.W. Fritsch, D.-Z. Lu & K.A. Kron. 2009. Phylogeny of Gaultherieae (Ericaceae: Vaccinioideae) based on DNA sequence data from matK, nfhF, and nrITS. Intern. J. Pl. Sci. 170: 355—364, illus.

Cabrera, L.I. 5 al. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of aroids and duckweeds (Araceae) inferred from coding and noncoding plastid DNA. Amer. J. Bot. 95: 1153—1165, illus. --- Lemnoideae near the base of the Araceae; Pistia in Aroideae not closely related.

Calabrese, G.M. & M. Velayos. 2009. Type specimens in the Vidal herbarium at the Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 292—299, illus. --- 98 types from the Philippines listed.

Calviño, C.I., S.G. Martínez & S.R. Downie. 2008. Morphology and biogeography of Apiaceae subfamily Saniculoideae as inferred by phylogenetic analysis of molecular data. Amer. J. Bot. 95: 196—214, illus.

Carlsen, T., W. Bleeker, H. Hurka, R. Elven & C. Brochmann. 2009. Biogeography and phylogeny of Cardamine (Brassicaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 96: 215—236, fig. --- 4 New Guinea spp related to SE Asian taxa.

Cavestro, W. 2007. Dendrobium racieanum, eine neue Art von Irian Jaya und ihr Vergleich mit nahe verwandten Arten. Orch.-J. 14: 67—69, illus. (In German, Engl. summ.). --- (Orchidaceae).

Chakrabarty, T. & N.P. Balakrishnan. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae of West Bengal state – a synopsis. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31: 701—752. --- Keys; synonymy, notes.

Chantanaorrapint, S. & K. Sridith. 2007. Thismia alba (Thismiaceae), a new record for Thailand. Thai For. Bull., Bot. 35: 34—37, illus. --- Key.

Chaowasku, T., J. Mols & R.W.J.M. van der Ham. 2008. Pollen morphology of Miliusa and relatives (Annonaceae). Grana 47: 175—184, illus. --- Does not agree with the macromorphological subdivision of the genus; Miliuseae cannot be characterised or subdivided by palynology.

Chappill, J.A., C.F. Wilkins & M.D. Crisp. 2008. Taxonomic revision of Gompholobium (Leguminosae: Mirbelieae). Austral. Syst. Bot. 21: 67—151, illus. --- 44 spp, 6 new, 3 Malesian; key;

Chen, J.-Q., L. Li, J. Li & H.-W. Li. 2009. Bayesian inference of nrDNA ITS sequences from Machilus (Lauraceae) and its systematic significance. Acta Bot. Yunn. 31: 1176—126, illus. (In Chinese, Engl. summ.). --- Monophyletic within Persea group; infrageneric division to be based on inflorescence type; Persea polyphyletic.

Chen, S.-H. & M.-J. Wu. 2007. A taxonomical study of the genus Boerhavia (Nyctaginaceae) in Taiwan. Taiwania 52: 332—342, illus. --- 5 spp, 1 new; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Chokchaichamnankit, P., W. Chulalaksananukul, C. Phengklai & K. Anamthawat-Jónsson. 2007. Karyotypes of some species of Castanopsis, Lithocarpus and Quercus (Fagaceae) from Khun Mae Kuang forest in Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand. Thai For. Bull., Bot. 35: 38—44, illus. --- Some also Malesian.

Christenson, E. 2008. Ascochilopsis myosurus. Orch.-J. 15: 108—109, illus. (In German / English). --- (Orchidaceae).

Chung, K.-F., Y. Kono, C.-M. Wang & C.-I Peng. 2008. Notes on Acmellla (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) in Taiwan. Bot. Studies 49: 73--82, illus. --- 5 spp, 4 Malesian; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Chung, S.-W., D.A. Madulid & T.-C. Hsu. 2008. Portulaca psammotropha Hance (Portulacaceae), a neglected species in the flora of Taiwan and the Philippines. Taiwania 53: 90—95, illus. --- Key to Taiwan spp.

Clark, R. 2008. Revision of the genus Sarcodum (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae: Millettieae). Kew Bull. 63: 155—159, illus. --- 3 spp, 1 new; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Clement, W.L. & G.D. Weiblen. 2009. Morphological evolution in the Mulberry family (Moraceae). Syst. Bot. 34: 530—552, illus. --- Morphological classification conflicts with molecular one; revised tribal classification; 1 new tribe, 2 new subtribes; Malaisia, Sloetia re-instated; evolution inflorescence architecture.

Columbus, J.T., E.A. Friar, J.M. Porter, L.M. Prince & M.G. Simpson (Eds.). 2007. Monocots, comparative biology and evolution, excluding Poales. Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on the Comparative Biology of the Monocotyledons and the 4th International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolution, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Claremont (CA), 2003. Aliso 22: 1--735.

Columbus, J.T., E.A. Friar, J.M. Porter, L.M. Prince & M.G. Simpson (Eds.). 2007. Monocots, comparative biology and evolution, Poales. Proceedings of the 3d International Conference on the Comparative Biology of the Monocotyledons and the 4th International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolution, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Claremont (CA), 2003. Aliso 23: 1—682.

Conn, B.J. & J.T. Hadiah. 2009. Nomenclature of tribes within the Urticacae. Kew Bull. 64: 349—352. --- Authorship Gaudich. in Freyc. (1830); Elatostemeae to be used for Lecantheae.

Cootes, J. & W. Suarez. 2007. Eine vor kurzem neu beschriebene Bulbophyllum-Art von den Philippinen. Orch.-J. 14: 66, illus. (In German). --- (Orchidaceae).

Cootes, J. 2008. Dendrobium ravanii, eine neue Orchideenart von Mindoro Oriental auf den Philippinen / a new orchid species from Mindoro Oriental, in the Philippines. Orch.-J. 15: 70—72, illus (In English / German). --- (Orchidaceae).

Craven, L.A., L.A. Goetsch, B.D. Hall & G.K. Brown. 2008. Classification of the Vireya group of Rhododendron (Ericaceae). Blumea 53: 435--442, illus. --- Not monophyletic according to sequence data; 3 sect and 2 subsect.; keys.

Crayn, D.M., M. Rosetto & D.J. Maynard. 2006. Molecular phylogeny and dating reveals an Oligo-Miocene radiation of dry-adapted shrubs (former Tremandraceae) from rainforest tree progenitors (Elaeocarpaceae) in Australia. Amer. J. Bot. 93: 1328—1342, illus.

Cribb, P. & A. Bell. 2008. The Bornean endemic genus Dimorphorchis (Vandeae: Aeridinae). Males. Orch. J. 2: 77--92, illus. --- 5 spp; 3 new comb; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes. (Orchidaceae).

Cribb, P. & J.J. Wood. 2009. Slipper orchids of Mount Kinabalu. Males. Orch. J. 3: 5--30, illus. --- Key to 7 spp, 2 hybrid of Paphiopedilum; synonymy, descriptions, notes (Orchidaceae).

Cribb, P. 2008. Phaius tankervilleae & P. wallichii. Orchid Rev. 116: 328—333, illus. --- differences (Orchidaceae).

Cribb, P. 2009. New species of Calanthe from the Malay Archipelago. Males. Orch. J. 3: 89--104, illus. --- 8 new spp. (Orchidaceae).

Culmsee, H. 2009 (“2008”). Dysoxylum quadrangulatum, and notes on Meliaceae in Sulawesi. Blumea 53: 602--606, illus.

Das, S. & S. Khandra. 2007. Foliar sclereids in Simaroubaceae and Balanitaceae with taxonomic implications. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31: 367—373, illus. --- Balanitaceae supported.

Davis, A. et 5 al. 2009. A global assessment of distribution, diversity, endemism, and taxonomic effort in the Rubiaceae. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 96: 68—78, illus.

De Kok, R.P.J. 2007. The genus Vitex L. (Lamiaceae) in New Guinea and the South Pacific Islands. Kew Bull. 62: 587—603, illus. --- 9 taxa; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes.

De Wilde, W.J.J.O. & B.E.E. Duyfjes. 2007. The wild species of Cucumis L. (Cucurbitaceae) in South-East Asia. Adansonia III, 29: 239—248, illus. --- 2 spp, 1 new; key, incl.2 cult. spp;

De Wilde, W.J.J.O. & B.E.E. Duyfjes. 2008. Miscellaneous South East Asian cucurbit news. Reinwardtia 12: 267--274, illus. --- Baijiania, Benuincasa (1 new comb), Diplocyclos, Gymnopetalum (3 new comb), Hodgsonia (1 new ssp), Indomelothria, Trichosanthes (3 new var), Zehneria (1 new sp) (Cucurbitaceae).

De Wilde, W.J.J.O. & B.E.E. Duyfjes. 2009 (“2008”). The edible Cucurbitaceae of Thailand and Malesia and the wild forms of the cultivated ones. Sandakania 17: 43—91, illus. --- 27 wild and cultivated edible spp; 7 new formae; keys.

De Wilde, W.J.J.O. & B.E.E. Duyfjes. 2009. Miscellaneous South East Asian cucurbit news II.  Reinwardtia 12: 405—414, illus. --- Diplocyclos ( 1 new var), Pilogyne resurrected, compared to Zehneria (now monotypic), synonymy, key to 15 spp, 1 new, 14 new comb, Thladiantha (1 new record), Trichosanthes tricuspidata with 3 subspp, 1 new, key (Cucurbitaceae).

De Wilde, W.J.J.O., B.E.E. Duyfjes & R.W.J.M. van der Ham. 2007. Revision of the genus Gomphogyne (Cucurbitaceae). Thai For. Bull., Bot. 35: 45—68, illus. --- 6 spp, 3 new, 2 new forms; keys; synonymy, descriptions, notes; identification list.

Deng, X.-F. & D.-X. Zhang. 2008. Revision of Schizomussaenda (Rubiaceae). Blumea 53: 385--392, illus. --- Monotypic, 1 new comb.

Denk, T. & G.W. Grimm. 2009. Significance of pollen characteristics for infrageneric classification and phylogeny in Quercus (Fagaceae). Intern. J. Pl. Sci. 170: 926—940, illus. --- No Malesian spp studied?; support for

Diwakar, P.G. & R.P. Pandey. 2006 (“2005”). Eulophia zollingeri (Reich. b. f.) J.J. Sm. (Orchidaceae) – a new record from Bay Island. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 29: 743—744. --- Andaman Isl.; synonymy, description.

Diwakar, P.G., M.U. Sharief, V.M. Radhakrishnan & R. Sumathi. 2006. Trias oblonga Lindl. (Orchidaceae) – a new genus record for Andaman islands. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 30: 564—565, illus.

Donadio, S., L.M. Giussani, E.A. Kellogg, F.P. Zuloaga & O. Morrone. 2009. A preliminary phylogeny of Pennisetum and Cenchrus (Poaceae—Paniceae) based on trnL-F, rpl16 chloroplast markers. Taxon 58: 392—404, illus. --- Cenchrus nested in Pennisetum.

Dowe, J.L. 2009. A taxonomic account of Livistona R. Br. (Arecaceae). Gard. Bull. Singapore 60: 185—344, illus. --- 36 spp; key; synonymy, descriptions., notes; specimens seen biogeographically arranged.

Dransfield, J. et 5 al. 2008. Genera palmarum, the evolution and classification of palms. Kew Publishing, Kew. xii, 732 pp, illus. ISBN 978-1-84246-182-2. --- Revised edition of the Genera palmarum (1987); an absolute must for everybody with interest in the family.

Dubey, V. 2007. Crop mimicry by Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. –  a weed of rice fields. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31: 296—302, illus.

Faden, R.B. 2008. The author and typification of Tradescantia zebrina (Commelinaceae). Kew Bull. 63: 679—680. --- Heynh. ex Bosse (1849); neotypified.

Faridah-Hanum, I, L. Philip & A.G. Awang Noor. 2009. Sampling species diversity in a Malaysian rain forest: the case of a logged-over forest. Pakistan J. Bot. 40: 1729—1733, illus.

Faridah-Hanum, I. & S. Khamis. 2004. A guide to the common plants of Ayer Hitam Forest, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia. xxxiv, 217, illus. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang. ISBN 983-2871-65-4. --- More than 200 common spp depicted and discussed in handy pocket format (17.5 x 10.5 cm) with hard cover; also useful in other lowland places of Malay Peninsula.

Feditoza, L.L., L.P. Felix, A.A.J.F. Castro & R. Carvalho. 2009. Cytogenetics of Alismatales s.s.: chromosomal evolution and C-banding. Pl. Syst. Evol. 280: 19—131, illus.

Feijridianto, I.A. & N. Murakami. 2009. Phylogeny of Litsea and related genera (Laureae-Lauraceae) based on analysis of rpb2 gene sequences. J. Pl. Res. 122: 283—298, illus. --- Litsea polyphyletic; Actinodaphne, Neolitsea monophyletic, closer to non-monophyletic Lindera.

Fijridiyanto, I.A. & N. Murakami. 2009. Molecular systematics of Malesian Litsea Lam. and putative related genera (Lauraceae). Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 60: 1—18, illus. --- Actinodaphne, Neolitsea, and sect. Litsea monophyletic, the latter more closely related to some species of Lindera than to sect. Conodaphne and Cyclodaphne; dimerous flowers derived from trimerous ones, 2-celled anthers from 4-celled ones.

Franzke, A., D. German, I.A. Al-Shebaz & K. Mummenhoff. 2009. Arabidopsis family ties: molecular phylogeny and age estimates in Brassiceae. Taxon 58: 425--437, illus. --- Tribal alignment generally confirmed; derived from Cleomaceae (Capparidaceae) c. 19 mya.

Friedman, J. & S.C.H. Barrett. 2008. A phylogenetic analysis of the evolution of wind pollination in the angiosperms. Intern. J. Pl. Sci. 169: 49—58, illus.

Fritsch, P.W., L.M. Kelly, Y. Wang, F. Almeda & R. Kriebel. 2008. Revised infrafamilial classification of Symplocaceae based on phylogenetic data from DNA sequences and morphology. Taxon  57: 823--852, illus. --- 9 supra-specific taxa; keys; synonymy, descriptions, notes; Symplocos subdivided; 318 spp enumerated.

Funk, V.A., A. Susanna, T. Stuessy & R. Bayer (Eds.). 2009. Systematics, evolution, and biogeography of the Compositae. 45 chapters by 70 authors. US$ 99.00.

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Li, L., D.-P. Ye & F.-W. Xing. 2009.Chrysoglossum Bl. --- a new recorded genus of Orchidaceae from Hainan Province. Guihaia 29: 48—50, illus. (In Chinese, Engl. summ.).

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Li, S.-J. & D.-X. Zhiang. 2008. Proposal to conserve the name Dalbergia sericea G. Don against D. sericea (Vent.) Spreng. (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae. Taxon 57: 654.

Li, Y., S. Dressler,  D. Zhang & S.S. Renner. 2009. More Miocene dispersal between Africa and Asia – the case of Bridelia (Phyllanthaceae). Syst. Bot. 34: 521—529, illus. --- Monophyletic.

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Lim, C.K. 2007. A new species of Plagiostachys Ridl. (Zingiberaceae) from Peninsular Malaysia and southern Thailand. Folia Malays. 8: 103—114, illus. --- Application of P. albiflora.

Lim, C.K. 2008. A new species of Boesenbergia Kuntze from Kelantan, Peninsular Malaysia. Folia Malays. 9: 71—78, illus. --- (Zingiberaceae).

Lim, C.K. 2008. A new variety of Scaphochlamys kunstleri (Bak.) Holttum from Perak, with supplementary notes on the species. Fol. Malays. 9: 151—156, illus. --- (Zingiberaceae).

Lim, CK. 2007. A new Alpinia species from Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Folia Malays. 8: 115—120, illus. ---- (Zingiberaceae).

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O’Byrne, P. & J. Vermeulen. 2008. Vanda furva --- partly resolved. Orchid Rev. 116: 9—11, illus. --- The identity of Angraecum octavum sive Furvum Rumph. is still not clear; J.J. Smith’s interpretation actually refers to a species here described as new (Orchidaceae).

O’Byrne, P. & J.J. Vermeulen. 2008. A new species of Cleisostoma from Borneo. Males. Orch. J. 2: 29--32, illus. --- (Orchidaceae).

O’Byrne, P. & J.J. Vermeulen. 2008. Six new species of Thrixspermum. Males. Orch. J. 2: 55--72, illus. --- Key to Celebes spp. (Orchidaceae).

O’Byrne, P. & J.J. Vermeulen. 2009. A revision of Diplocaulobium in Sulawesi. Males. Orch. J. 3: 41--70, illus. --- 11 taxa, 5 new; key; synonymy, descriptions, notes. (Orchidaceae).

O’Byrne, P. 2008. Dendrobium spec. aff. treubii. Orch.-J. 15: 82—83, illus. (In German / English). --- (Orchidaceae).

O’Byrne, P., S.N. Phoon & P.T. Ong. 2009. Pennilabium armanii: a new species from Peninsular Malaysia. Males. Orch. J. 3: 113--116, illus. --- (Orchidaceae).

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Ormerod, P. 2008. Orchidaceous additions to the Philippine flora (II). Taiwania 53: 157—164, illus. --- Aerides, Cleisostoma, Liparis, Micropera (1 sp nov), Samarorchis (gen nov), Santotomasia (gen nov), Thrixspermum, Trichoglottis.

Ormerod, P. 2009. A new Robiquetia from Bougainville. Orchadian 16: 126—128, illus. --- (Orchidaceae).

Ormerod, P. 2009. Notes on four species of Solomon Archipelago Appendicula. Orchadian 16: 170—175, illus. --- 2 new spp. (Orchidaceae).

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Palmer, J. 2009. A conspectus of the genus Amaranthus (Amaranthaceae) in Australia. Nuytsia 19: 107—128, illus. --- 26 spp, incl. introductions, 2 new; key; synonymy, notes.

Pandey, R.P. & P.G. Diwakar. 2006. Boerhavia procumbens Banks ex Roxb. (Nyctaginaceae): a new record from Bay islands. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 30: 621—623, illus. --- Nom. superfl. = B. diffusa.

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Pfeil, B.E. & M.D. Crisp. 2008. The age and biogeography of Citrus and the orange subfamily (Rutaceae: Aurantioideae) in Australasia and New Caledonia. Amer. J. Bot. 95: 1621—1631, illus. --- Too recent for Gondwana vicariance to explain current distributions.

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Phonsena, P. & P. Wilkie. 2008. Scaphium affine (Mast.) Pierre (Sterculiaceae) new for Thailand. Thai For. Bull., Bot. 36: 61—69, illus. --- Key to 3 Thai spp, 2 described; synonymy, notes.

Pillon, Y., H.C.F. Hopkins, J. Munzinger & M.W. Chase. 2009. A molecular and morphological survey of generic limits of Acsmithia and Spiraeanthemum (Cunoniaceae). Syst. Bot. 34: 141—148, illus. --- Acsmithia reduced; 2 new comb.

Pintaud, J.-C. & W.J. Baker. 2008. A revision of the palm genera (Arecaceae) o New Caledonia Kew Bull. 63: 61—73, illus. --- 10 genera, 38 spp; 5 new comb; keys; partial synonymy; notes.

Pornpongrungrueng, P., F. Borchsenius, M. Englund, A.A. Anderberg & M.H.G. Gustafson. 2007. Phylogenetic relationships in Blumea (Asteraceae: Inulaeae) as evidenced by molecular and morphological data. Pl. Syst. Evol. 269: 223—243, illus. --- Incl. Blumeopsis, Merittia; 2 subclades and B. balsamifera.

Powling, A. 2009. The palms of Buton, Indonesia, an island in Wallacea. Palms 53: 84—91, illus. --- Mainly of Lambusango Forest (Palmae).

Primack, R. & R. Corlett. 2005. Tropical rain forests. An ecological and biogeographical comparison. x, 319 pp, illus. Blackwell Publishing, Malden (MA), etc. ISBN 0-632-04513-2.

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Punekar, S.A. & M.K.V. Rao. 2006. The genus Baccharoides Moench (Asteraceae) in India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 30: 549—554. ---  Former part of Vernonia; 11 spp in India; Centratherum, Phyllocephalum reduced.

Qin, X.-K. 2009. A new system of Ligustrum. Acta Bot. Yunn. 31: 97—116, illus. (In Chinese, Engl. summ.). --- 4 types of seeds; keys; some new taxa (Oleaceae).

Qiu, S. et 5 al. Molecular evidence for natural hybridization between Sonneratia alba and S. griffithii. J. Syst. Evol. 46: 391—395, illus. --- (Sonneratiaceae).

Ramassamy, V. & B. Kannabiran. 2007. Epidermal morphology, stomatogenesis and taxonomy in Melastomataceae. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31: 321—343, illus. --- Memecylaceae supported; Sonerila in Sonerileae.

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Rasingam, L. & P.G. Diwakar. 2007. Desmos dumosus (Roxb.) Safford (Annonaceae) – an addition to the flora of Andaman-Nicobar islands. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31: 314--315.

Razafimandimbison, S.G., H. Lantz, A. Mouly & B. Bremer. 2009. Evolutionary trends, major lineages, and new generic limits in the dioecious group of the tribe Vanguerieae (Rubiaceae): insights into the evolution of functional dioecy. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 96: 161—181, illus. --- Canthium polyphyletic.

Reinheimer, R. & A.C. Vegetti. 2008. Inflorescence diversity and evolution in the PCK clade (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 275: 133—167, illus.

Remadevi, S., R. Vineshi & M.S.B. Kumar. 2006. Stem anatomy of Acanthaceae and its taxonomic significance. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 30: 453—468, illus. --- Sometimes useful as a taxonomic tool.

Renner, S.S. & W. Takeuchi. 2009. A phylogeny and revised circumscription for Kairoa (Monimiaceae), with the description of a new species from Papua New Guinea. Harvard Pap. Bot. 14: 71—78, illus. --- 3 spp, 1 new, 1 new comb; key; descriptions, notes.

Ridsdale, C.E. 2008. Notes on Malesian Naucleeae. Reinwardtia 12: 285--288. --- 3 new spp; list of lost Leiden types (Rubiaceae).

Ridsdale, C.E. 2008. Thorny problems in the Rubiaceae: Benkara, Fagerlindia and Oxyceros. Reinwardtia 12: 289--300. --- Fagerlindia reduced to Benkara; key to Oxyceros (12 spp, 1 new, 3 new comb), synonymy, descriptions, notes; conspectus of Benkara (19 spp, 16 new comb).

Roalson, E.H. 2008. A synopsis of chromosome number variation in the Cyperaceae. Bot. Rev. 74: 209—393, illus. --- Summary of 4231 counts.

Robinson, A.S. et 5 al. 2009. A spectacular new species of Nepenthes L. (Nepenthaceae) pitcher plant from central Palawan, Philippines. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 195—202, illus.

Rosen, D.J., S.L. Hatch & R. Carter. 2008. Taxonomy and nomenclature of three closely related species of Eleocharis subgenus Limnochloa (Cyperaceae). Blumea 53: 235--246, illus. ---E.g. E. spiralis.

Röth, J. 2008. Coelogyne fimbriata Lindl. 1825. Orchidee 59: 25—27, illus. (In German, Engl. summ.). --- History (Orchidaceae).

Röth, J. 2009. Coelogyne pulverula 1862 und Coelogyne tomentosa 1854 sind die gültige Namen für Coelogyne dayana 884 und Coelogyne massangeana 1878. Orchidee 60: 135—137, illus. (In German, Engl. summ.). --- (Orchidaceae).

Rugayah & S. Sunarti. 2008. Two new wild species of Averrhoa (Oxalidaceae) from Indonesia. Reinwardtia 12: 325--331, illus.

Ruhsam, M., R. Govaerts & A.P. Davis. 2008. Nomenclatural changes in preparation for a world Rubiaceae checklist. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157: 115—124. --- E.g. in Chasalia, Coptophyllum, Cyclophyllum, Diplospora, Discospermum, Greenea, Gynochthodes, Mussaenda, Mycetia, Nostolachma, Ophiorrhiza, Pleiocarpidia, Psychotria, Psydrax, Saprosma, Tarenna

Rydin, C., K. Kainulainen, S.G. Razafimandimbison, J.E.E. Smedmark & B. Bremer. 2009. Deep divergences in the coffee family and the systematic position of Acranthera. Pl. Syst. Evol. 278: 101—123, illus. --- Sister of Coptosapelta; both of Luculia; all of Rubioideae (Rubiaceae).

Rydin, C., S.G. Razafimandimbison, A. Khodabandeh & B. Bremer. 2009. Evolutionary relationships in the Spermacoceae alliance (Rubiaceae) using information from six molecular loci: insights into systematic affinities of Neohymenopogon and Mouretia. Taxon 58: 793—810, illus. --- Compared to Argostemma, Mycetia; notes on Saprosma.

Rye, B.L. & M.E. Trudgen. 2008. Seorsus, a new Gondwanan genus of Myrtaceae with a disjunct distribution in Borneo and Australia. Nuytsia 18: 235—257, illus. --- 4 spp, 1 new; very disjunct (“seorsus”) distribution: Sarawak (as Baeckea / Babingtonia), SW. Kalimantan (sp. nov., flowering, fruiting period said to be unknown, but the collector Hans (not “P”) Hallier was at G. Klam between 30 Jan – 13 Feb 1894), N. Territory (Astartea / Baeckea), SW Australia  (Astartea); key; descriptions, notes.

Sabu, M., E. Sanoj & M.G. Prasanth Kumar. 2008. Plagiostachys nicobarica (Zingiberaceae), new generic record and a new species from the Nicobar Islands, India. Blumea 53: 329--334, illus.

Sakai, S. & H. Nagamasu. 2009. Systematic studies of Bornean Zingiberaceae VI. Three new species of Boesenbergia (Zingiberaceae). Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 60: 47—55, illus. --- Key to Borneo species.

Sam, Y.-Y., A. Julius & M.-Y. Chew. 2009. Haniffia flavescens (Zingiberaceae): a new species from Peninsular Malaysia. Bot. Stud. 50: 359--364, illus. --- Key; notes on fruits of other spp.

Samain, M.-S. et 5 al. 2009. Is morphology telling the truth about the evolution of the species rich genus Peperomia (Piperaceae? --- Erratum. Pl. Syst. Evol. 280: 251—254. --- Replacement of Table 1 of Pl. Syst. Evol. 278 (2009) 1—21.

Samian, M.-S. et 5 al. 2009. Is morphology telling the truth about the evolution of the species rich genus Peperomia (Piperaceae)? Pl. Syst. Evol. 278: 1—21, illus. (Table 1 does not belong here!)

Sanchez, A., T.M. Schuster & K.A. Kron. 2009. A large-scale phylogeny of Polygonaceae based on molecular data. Intern. J. Pl. Sci. 170: 1044—1055, illus. --- Clades at variance with current infra-familial taxonomy.

Sanjai, V.N. & N.P. Balakrishnan. 2006. A revision of Indian Viscaceae. Rheedea 16: 73—109, illus. --- 4 gen, 19 spp. --- Keys, synonymy, descriptions, notes.

Saunders, R.M.K. & P. Chalermglin. 2008. A synopsis of Goniothalamus species (Annonaceae) in Thailand, with descriptions of three new species. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 156: 355—384, illus. --- 25 spp, 3 new, several Malesian; keys; notes.

Saunders, R.M.K. 2009.Proposal to conserve the name Goniothalamus against Richella (Annonaceae). Taxon 58: 302—303.

Schneider, J., E. Döring, K.W. Hilu & M. Röser. 2009. Phylogenetic structure of the grass subfamily Pooideae based on comparison of plastid matK gene – 3’trnK exon and nuclear ITS sequences. Taxon 58: 405—424, illus.

Schuiteman, A. & A. Vogel. 2007. Eine neue Malleola-Art und neue Kombinationen bei Phalaenopsis und Triglottis / A new species of Malleola and new combinations in Phalaenopsis and Trichoglottis. Orch.-J. 14: 60—63, illus. (In German / English). --- (Orchidaceae).

Sedayu, A. 2009. A new species of Xanthostemon (Myrtaceae) from Natuna Islands, Indonesia. Reinwardtia 12: 447—449, illus.

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Selbach-Schadelbach, A., S. Smith Cavalli, J.-F. Manen, G. Ceni Coelho & T. Texeira de Souza-Chies. 2009. New information for Ilex phylogenetics based on plastid psbA-trnH intergenic spacer (Aquifoliaceae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 182-193, illus. --- Clades strongly related to geography.

Shapcott, A., B. Bau & P. Katik.  2008. The potential implications of rainforest history, hybridization, and climate change on the phylogenetic of a rare genus of herbs Romnalda (Dasypogonaceae) from New Guinea and Australia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157: 455—474, illus.

Sheue, C.-R. et 9 al. 2009. Reevaluating the taxonomic status of Ceriops australis (Rhizophoraceae) based on morphological and molecular evidence. Bot. Studies 50: 89--100, illus. --- Accepted as distinct species; compared to C. tagal; key.

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