Miliusa cambodgensis sp. nov. (Annonaceae) from Cambodia and M. astiana, M. ninhbinhensis spp. nov. from Vietnam


T. Chaowasku, Naturalis Biodiversity Center (section NHN), Leiden Univ., PO Box 9514, NL-2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands. E-mail:


The genus Miliusa in Cambodia and Vietnam is reviewed. Cambodia and Vietnam each harbors six species of Miliusa, including three which are described as new to science: one from Cambodia (Miliusa cambodgensis sp. nov.), the other two from Vietnam (M. astiana and M. ninhbinhensis spp. nov.). In addition, a complete nomenclature and relevant information about the Miliusa species previously known from Cambodia and Vietnam are provided, including keys to the Cambodian and Vietnamese species, the designation of a lectotype for M. baillonii and the synonymization of M. balansae var. elongatoides, M. chunii and M. sinensis with M. balansae.