Two new species and a new record of Lasianthus (Rubiaceae) in Laos

27 Feb 2023 Authors: Shuichiro Tagane, Phetlasy Souladeth, Nobuyuki Tanaka, Kachonesak Phengmala, Tetsukazu Yahara
Shuichiro Tagane

Two new species of Lasianthus (Rubiaceae), L. bolavenensis Tagane & Soulad., and L. laoticus Tagane, Soulad. & Nob.Tanaka from Bolaven Plateau, southern Laos, are described and illustrated, with their vernacular names and preliminary conservation status. In addition, L. repoeuensis Pierre ex Pit. is recorded in Laos for the first time.