Dome – domei

I am honoured 3 species of plants are named after me. ; Chysis domei (Orchidaceae) from Guatemala, Central America. Thismia domei (Thismiaceae) and Nepenthes domei (Nepenthaceae) from Terengganu, Malaysia.


Thismia domei – Etymology : The species is named after Mr Dome Nikong, professional photographer and freelance researcher, who first discovered this species and the other new species described below as well as T. javanica. (Read full paper here)

Nepenthes domei – Etymology : Named in honour of the first person who discovered the population, Mr. Dome Nikong. (Read full paper here)

Chysis domei – Etymology : dedicated to Dome Nikong, for his important botanical work. (Read full paper here)