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welzen welzen at NHN.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Tue Sep 13 10:39:39 CDT 2005

In the Flora of Thailand series the first part of the Thai Euphorbiaceae
was published (vol. 8, part 1) (see
It has become a nicely illustrated appealing book. The second and last part
is expected in the spring of 2006.

It treats the general family characters, a key to the genera and the genera
A-F (Acalypha to Flueggea). The family is treated in the old broad sense,
thus inclusive of the Pandaceae, Putrajivaceae, and the bi-ovulate
subfamilies. The treatments are made by a large team, half of them Thai,
half of them international. Many drawings and photos are added to help
identifying the species.

The website for the Thai Euphorbiaceae was also renewed: This site also includes the
other genera as far as they are finished and also shows more plates.

Peter C. van Welzen

Nationaal Herbarium Nederland - Leiden Universiteit Branch
visiting address: Einsteinweg 2
mail address: P.O. Box 9514
2300 RA  Leiden
The Netherlands
tel.: -31 (0)71 527 3571
fax: -31 (0)71 527 3511
email: Welzen at
webpage Malesian Euphorbiacae:
webpage Thai Euphorbiaceae:

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