Research Paper

Two new species of Begonia L. (Begoniaceae) from central Laos

Keooudone Souvannakhoummane, Soulivanh Lanorsavanh, Vichith Lamxay

Published on: 09 July 2018

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2018.63.188

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2018 vol.63 no.3 pp.188-194



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