J Syst Evol ›› 1985, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (4): 311-314.

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Notes on the Genus Sonneratia (Sonneratiaceae) in S. E. Asia

Ko Wan-Chang   

  1. (South China Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Guangzhou)
  • Published:1985-08-18

Abstract: Sonneratia, a small genus of Sonneratiaceae, is widely distributed throughout SE. Asia, E. Africa and N. Australia, extending from 18˚S. to 20˚N. and from 45˚ to 150˚E. In China it occurs only in the Hainan Island. In this paper, two new sections areproposed and six species are recognized, of which one is described as new.

Key words: Sonneratia, S. hainanensis, New section