A New Species of Freycinetia (pandanaceae) From Jambi, Sumatra, Indonesia
Widjaja, Elizabeth A.
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A new species Freycinetia (Pandanaceae) from lambi, Sumatra, Indonesia. Stone (1970) recorded 10 species of climbing pandans, Freycinetia Gaudich. (Pandanaceae) for Sumatra, but none from the lambi Province. It is well known that the species rich island of Sumatra is very much under collected and this is another example. Subsequently, Widjaja & Hidayat (2007) reported that 8. species occurred in the Berbak Nature Reserve, Jambi, based on specimens kept in BO, L, and SING. One of these could not be matched with any known species, and is here described as new.