Durio tanjungpurensis (Malvaceae), a new species and its one new variety from west Kalimantan, Indonesia

Authors

  • Zindi Ilman Navia Department of Biology, Bogor Agricultural University, Darmaga Campus, Bogor, 16680
  • Tatik Chikmawati Department of Biology, Bogor Agricultural University, Darmaga Campus, Bogor, 16680

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v44i3.38550

Keywords:

Durio tanjungpurensis, D. tanjungpurensis var. tembaganensis, D. testudinarum, new species, new variety, West Kalimantan

Abstract

A new species and a new variety of Durio Adanson from West Kalimantan are described namely, Durio tanjungpurensis Z.I. Navia, sp. nov. and D. tanjungpurensis var. tembaganensis Navia, var. nov. The new species has small fruits (5 - 8 cm in diam), brown to yellowish green pericarp, milky white thin aril (<1 mm), and not edible. It is related to D. testudinarum Becc. Durio tanjungpurensis varies in its flower and fruit characters. The new variety differed from D. tanjungpurensis Z.I. Navia, sp. nov. in six characters, i.e. leaf ovate, petal oblanceolate with apex round, fruits on the branches, on the stem, at the base of trunk, no-spine area in fruit apex, pericarp green to yellowish green, aril only 20 - 40% covering the seeds.

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Published

2018-10-13

How to Cite

Navia, Z. I., & Chikmawati, T. (2018). Durio tanjungpurensis (Malvaceae), a new species and its one new variety from west Kalimantan, Indonesia. Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 44(3), 429–436. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjb.v44i3.38550

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