A new variety of Cryptocoryne versteegii (Araceae) from Irian Jaya Tengah, Indonesia

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  • Jacobsen, Niels
  • Jan D. Bastmeijer
  • Peter J. Edwards
  • Robert J. Johns
  • Norito Taka-Hashi
  • Suwidji Wongso
A new variety, Cryptocoryne versteegii var. jayaensis N. Jacobsen, Bastm., P. J. Edwards, R. J. Johns, N. Takah. & Wongso, from the base of Mount Jaya, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, is described and illustrated. Cryptocoryne versteegii Engl. var. versteegii is a plant from the inner mangrove with short, almost triangular, stiff, rather upright leaves, whereas var. jayaensis from fresh water has rather flaccid leaves, which are 2舑4 times as long as those of var. versteegii.
Original languageEnglish
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)385-391
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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