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Taxonomic Study on Some Members of Angiosperms from Htooma Mountain Area, Patheingyi Township, Mandalay
- Taxonomic studies on some members of angiosperms from Htooma mountain area in Patheingyi Township, Mandalay were conducted. The flowering plants were collected, preserved, identified and classified. All together 12 species belonging to 12 genera of 9 families were included. Among them,Aristolochia tagala Cham., Boscia variabilis (Kurz) Coll. & Hensl Paederia tomentosa Blume, Myriopteron paniculatum Griff, Streptocaulon tomentosum Wight & Arn and Sterculia versicolor Wall. are medicinal plants, Bombax anceps Pierre andErythrina microcarpa Kurz &Vahl are valuable trees, Blinkworthia lycioides Choisy, Ceropegia lucida Wall. and Kalancho laciniata (L.) Pers. are valuable species for ornamental purposes. Aristolochia tagala Cham. is under the basal angiosperms, and the rest species are under the clade eudicot. The description of the collected species with figures, Scientific names, Myanmar names, and flowering period have been mentioned. An artificial key to the species was also constructed and stated.
Myat Hnin Wai
Soe Myint Aye
- Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science