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Goniothalamus kamarudinii

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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Goniothalamus kamarudinii is a treelet found in Mount Kinabalu (Sabah) at elevations ranging from 1,200 m to 1,500 m a.s.l. It grows in montane forests with ultramafic substrate (Turner et al., 2014). The fresh twigs of this species are brown and glabrous, but when dried, they are grey with striate patterns. The leaves are 6.5–14.5 cm long and 2–4 cm wide, with blade shapes ranging from elliptic to oblong-ovate. The leaves have chartaceous texture. The dried leaves are brown or grey-brown on the upper surface, and pale grey-brown on the underneath surface. The midrib on the above surface is immersed, but the lower surface is prominent and smooth. The yellow outer flower petals are ovate-lanceolate in shape, with size measuring up to 5 cm long and 1 cm wide. When dried, it will turn brown and glabrous. On the other hand, the inner petals are ovate and measure about 10–16 mm long and 6–10 mm wide. The petals will dry brown, with the inner petals being darker than the outer petals. More than 8 ellipsoidal monocarps with rounded beaks measuring around 15 mm long and 8 mm wide can be produced by this species. The dried monocarp is blackish-dark brown or black with a bumpy surface. Each monocarp can only contain one seed. This species was originally referred to as G. montanus, a species known only in Peninsular Malaysia, but Turner and Saunders (2008) identified several differences between these species. The G. kamarudinii possess larger leaves size, shorter fruiting pedicel, and different inner petal indumentary. This species is also observed to have some differences in the flower parts, where it has a higher number of stamen, two or three times higher number of carpel for each flower and different shapes of stigma.

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Ahmad Aldrie Amir (Dr.)
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Asyraf Mansor (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
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Kartini Binti Saibeh (Dr.)
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Nor Ezzawanis Abdullah Thani (Mrs.)
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Nur Supardi Md Noor (Dr.)
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Rusea Go (Prof. Dr.)
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Tam Sheh May (Dr.)
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Tan Swee Lian (Dr.)
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Yong Kien Thai (Dr.)
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Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Fatin Qurratul 'ain Binti Saberam, Mrs. Siti Yasmin Binti Yaakub & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

Species Citation :- Goniothalamus kamarudinii. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/61356. [Retrieved 18 April 2024].

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