Calamus vitiensis (ARECACEAE), A NEW RECORD OF RATTAN IN SUMBAWA ISLAND, INDONESIA

Himmah Rustiami, Lulut Dwi Sulistyaningsih

Abstract


Calamus vitiensis, previously known to occur only in Papua New Guinea, Australia (Queensland), the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and Fiji is now also found in the mountainous area of Batudulang, West Sumbawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. This paper presents a complete report of the description, notes, and illustrations of the species.


Keywords


Calamus, Lesser Sunda Islands, new record, Sumbawa

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11598/btb.2019.26.1.1012

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