Bioscience Discovery, Volume 10, Number 4, Page Number 142-146, Month & Year: Oct. - 2019

Artabotrys suaveolens (Blume) Blume (Annonaceae), a new record of a medicinal plant species for Vietnam

Ngoc-Sam Ly1,2, *, Ngoc-Giang Cao3, Xuan-Truong Nguyen3,  Thi-Lien Tran3, Thi-Minh-Huyen Ngo3, Hong-Dung Pham4, Van-Long Ha4

1Institute of Tropical Biology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), 85 Tran Quoc Toan, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. *Corresponding author’s e-mail:
2Graduate University of Science and Technology, VAST, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Ha Noi
3National Institute of Medicinal Materials, 3B Quang Trung, Hoang Kiem District, Ha Noi
4Phu Quoc National Park, No.1 Nguyen Chi Thanh, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang Province

Article Info



Received: 01-07-2019,
Revised: 15-09-2019,
Accepted: 20-09-2019

Artabotrys suaveolens, is here reported for the first time from Phu Quoc National Park, Kien Giang province, southwestern Vietnam. It was previously known as a native species from India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. A detailed description along with a coloured plate, data on distribution, habitat, phenology, and notes on this species are given.

Annonaceae, Artabotrys suaveolens, New record, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

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Ngoc-Sam Ly, Ngoc-Giang Cao, Xuan-Truong Nguyen,  Thi-Lien Tran, Thi-Minh-Huyen Ngo, Hong-Dung Pham, Van-Long Ha, 2019. Artabotrys suaveolens (Blume) Blume (Annonaceae), a new record of a medicinal plant species for Vietnam. Bioscience Discovery, 10(4):142-146.

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