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Daemonorops komsaryi (Arecaceae)-a new rattan from the Bird’s Head Peninsula, Indonesian New Guinea

Articles

Journal/Conference:

Phytotaxa

Language:

English

Author:

Maturbongs Rudi A.; Dransfield J.; Mogea J. P.

Year:

2015

Volume:

195

Issue:

4

Pages:

297-300

Keywords:

Palms; Papuasia; taxonomy; rattans

Daemonorops komsaryi (Arecaceae), a new species of rattan from the Bird’s Head Peninsula in West Papua, Indonesia, is described and illustrated. This species closely resembles D. calapparia, but is distinguished by having more than 60 leaflets on each side of the leaf rachis, and in having slender, rigid, long blackish-brown spines and long petioles.