Taxonomy of Thai Boraginaceae Kanokorn Ruengsawang and Pranom Chantaranothai
|Taxonomy of Thai Boraginaceae
Kanokorn Ruengsawang and Pranom Chantaranothai
Applied Taxonomic Research Center, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
The taxonomy of the Thai Boraginaceae has been revised for the flora of Thailand. A total of 12 genera are recognized comprising 41 species. The genus Carmona, Coldenia, Maharanga, Onosma, Pteleocarpa and Rotula are represented by one species each. Twelve species are enumerated in Cordia, three in Cynoglossum, five in Ehretia, seven in Heliotropium, and four species each in Tournefortia and Trichodesma. Two species, Maharanga lycopsioides and Onosma burmanica are categorised as rare species restricted on limestone mountains in northern Thailand.