Assoc. Prof. Dr. Paweena Traiperm

Department of Plant Science,
Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Thailand
Building N, The 2nd Floor, Room: N203/2
Tel: +66 2 2015384
Fax: +66 2 3547172



2002-2007 Ph.D. in Biological Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

1999-2002 M.Sc. in Botany, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

1996-1999 B.Sc. in Biology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand


Plant Taxonomy and Systematics, Plant Anatomy and Applications, Plant Histochemistry, Pollen Morphology


Plant Anatomy, Plant Taxonomy, Plant Morphology, Plant Microtechnique, Advanced Plant Taxonomy, Pollen Biology



Ketjarun K, Traiperm P*, Suddee S, Watthana S, Gale SW. Labellar anatomy of the Nervilia plicata complex (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae) in tropical Asia. Kew Bulletin. (in press).

Olaranont Y, Stauffer F, Traiperm P*, Staples G. Investigation of the black dots on leaves of Stictocardia species (Convolvulaceae) using anatomical and histochemical analyses Flora. 2018; 249: 133–42.

Pramali K, Bhanubong B, Traiperm P*. Leaf micromorphological adaptation of Pogostemon spp. (section Eusteralis) in Thailand. Agriculture and Natural Resources. 2018; 52: 250–8.

Olaranont Y, Stewart AB, Traiperm P*. Physiological and anatomical responses of a common beach grass to crude oil pollution. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 2018; 25: 28075–28085.

Rattanakrajang P, Traiperm P*, Staples G. Re-evaluation of generic characters for Blinkworthia (Convolvulaceae) based on morphology and reproductive organ development. Plant Systematics and Evolution. 2018; 304: 415–29.

Natthaphong C, Traiperm P*, Staples G, Rattanakrajang P, Sumanon P. Species delimitation of some Argyreia (Convolvulaceae) using phenetic analyses: insights from leaf anatomical data reveal a new species. Botany. 2018; 96: 217–33.

Punwong P, Sritrairat S, Selby K, Marchant R, Pumijumnong N, Traiperm P. An 800 year record of mangrove dynamics and human activities in the upper Gulf of Thailand. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 2018; 27: 535–49.

Sumanon P, Swangpol SC, Traiperm P*. Culm internodal anatomy of the Tribe Oryzeae (Poaceae) in Thailand. Chiang Mai Journal of Science. 2018; 45(2): 832–45.


Punwong P, Juprasong Y, Traiperm P*. Effects of an oil spill on the leaf anatomical characteristics of a beach plant (Terminalia catappa L.). Environmental Science Pollution Research. 2017; 24: 21821–8.

Swangpol SC, Viboonjun U, Kongsawadworakul P, Chuenwarin P, Inta W, Traiperm P. Taxonomic notes on ornamental bananas in Thailand. Acta Horticulturae, Proceeding, I International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Ornamentals. 2017; DOI 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1167.26.

Nopun P, Olaranont Y, Swangpol SC, Traiperm P*. Comparative leaf anatomy of Stictocardia spp. (Convolvulaceae) in Thailand. Proceedings: the 11th Botanical Conference of Thailand: BCT11. 2017; 57–63.

Kethirun L, Swangpol SC, Traiperm P*. Comparative anatomy and micromorphology of Hemarthria (Poaceae). Proceedings: the 11th Botanical Conference of Thailand: BCT11. 2017; 64–73.

Traiperm P*, Chow J, Nopun P, Staples G, Swangpol SC. Identification among morphologically similar Argyreia (Convolvulaceae) based on leaf anatomy and phenetic analyses. Botanical Studies. 2017; 58: 25.

Arthan W, McKain MR, Traiperm P, Welker CAD, Teisher JK, Kellogg EA*. Phylogenomics of Andropogoneae (Panicoideae: Poaceae) of mainland Southeast Asia. Systematic Botany. 2017; 42(3): 418–31.

Bhanubong B*, Pramali K, Traiperm P, Chantaranothai P, Paton A. A new species of Pogostemon (Lamiaceae) from Thailand. Nordic Journal of Botany. 2017; 35: 289–99.

Staples G*, Traiperm P. A nomenclatural review of Argyreia (Convolvulaceae). Taxon. 2017 May; 66(2): 445–77.


Traiperm P, Staples G. Three new species of Argyreia (Convolvulaceae) from Thailand. Systematic Botany. 2016 Dec; 41(4): 1020-7.

Ketjarun K, Staples GW, Swangpol SC, Traiperm P. Micro-morphological study of Evolvulus spp. (Convolvulaceae): the old world medicinal plants. Botanical Studies. 2016 Dec; 57(1): 25.

Traiperm P, Kethirun L, Swangpol SC, Boonkerd T, Chantaranothai P. A revision of Mnesithea Kunth (Poaceae) in Thailand. Tropical Natural History. 2016 Oct; 16(2): 79-95.

Nopun P, Traiperm P, Boonkerd T, Jenjittikul T. Systematic importance of rhizome stelar anatomy in selected Monilophytes from Thailand. Taiwania 2016 Sep; 61(3): 175-84.

Laosombut T, Arreewichit P, Nirapathpongporn K, Traiperm P, Kongsawadworakul P, Viboonjun U, Narangajavana J. Differential expression of methyl jasmonate-responsive genes correlates with laticifer vessel proliferation in phloem tissue of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 2016; 35: 1049-63.

Arthan W, Traiperm P, Gale SW, Norsaengsri M, Kethirun L. Re‐evaluation of the taxonomic status of Hackelochloa (Poaceae) based on anatomical and phenetic analyses. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 2016 Jun; 181(2): 224-45.

Kanokwijitsilp T, Traiperm P, Osotchan T, Srikhirin T. Development of abrasion resistance SiO2 nanocomposite coating for teak wood. Progress in Organic Coatings. 2016 Apr; 93: 118-26.

2015 Traiperm P, Norsaengsri M, Gale SW. A taxonomic revision of the tribe Oryzeae (Poaceae) in Thailand. ScienceAsia. 2015 Dec; 41: 363-76.

Staples G, Traiperm P, Chow J. Another New Thai Argyreia Species (Convolvulaceae). Phytotaxa. 2015 Apr; 204(3): 223-9.

Siriwattanakul U, Piboonpocanun S, Traiperm P, Pichakham A, Songnuan W. Amaranthus species around Bangkok, Thailand and the release of allergenic proteins from their pollens. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology. 2015 Jul; 33(3): 203-10.

Swangpol SC, Traiperm P, Somana J, Srisanga P, Suksathan P. Musa nanensis, a New Banana (Musaceae) Species from Northern Thailand. Systematic Botany. 2015 Aug; 40(2): 426-32.

Inta W, Traiperm P, Swangpol SC. Floral micromorphology of the genus Ensete Bruce ex Horan. (Musaceae) in Thailand. Taiwania. 2015; 60(3): 99-106.

2014 Traiperm P, Staples G. A New Endemic Thai Species of Argyreia (Convolvulaceae). Phytotaxa. 2014 Apr; 164(4): 281-5.

Staples G, Traiperm P, Sugau JB, Pornpongrungrueng P. Ipomoea cambodiensis (Convolvulaceae) recharacterised with notes on its distribution and ecology. Adansonia. 2014 Dec; 36(2): 351-7.

Staples GW, Phoutthavong K, Traiperm P, Pornpongrungrueng P. A corrected and expanded checklist of Convolvulaceae from Lao PDR. Thai Journal of Botany. 2014 6(1): 79-87.

2013 Traiperm P, Staples G. A new combination in Argyreia (Convolvulaceae). Adansonia. 2013 Dec; 35(2): 359-63.

Sumanon P, Traiperm P. An Investigation of Lemma Micromorphology in Thai Oryzeae (Poaceae). ScienceAsia. 2013 Dec; 39: 567-73.

Korkijthamkul W, Riengrojpitak S, Traiperm P. Microscopic study of plants containing cardiac glycoside in Apocynaceae. Thai Journal of Botany. 2013 5(special issue): 119-31.

2012 Traiperm P, Boonkerd T, Chantaranothai P, Simpson DA. Notes on the genus Ischaemum (Poaceae). Kew Bulletin. 2012 Mar; 67: 75-9.

Traiperm P, Boonkerd T, Chantaranothai P, Simpson DA. Eremochloa renvoizei, a new species of Poaceae from Thailand. Kew Bulletin. 2012 Jan; 67: 397-400.

Traiperm P. Confusion of scientific name in some Argyreia species. Thai Journal of Botany. 2012; 4(2): 117-24.

2011 Traiperm P, Boonkerd T, Chantaranothai P, Simpson DA. Vegetative anatomy of subtribe Ischaeminae: Andropogoneae (Poaceae) in Thailand. Tropical Natural History. 2011; 11(1): 39-54.
2010 Traiperm P, Boonkerd T, Chantaranothai P, Simpson DA. The genus Hemarthria (Poaceae) in Thailand. Thai Journal of Botany. 2010; 2(2): 133-47.

Traiperm P, Boonkerd T, Chantaranothai P, Simpson DA. A new species of Mnesithea (Poaceae) from Thailand. Kew Bulletin. 2010; 65(2): 341-3.

Staples G, Traiperm P. 2010. Argyreia Lour. In Santisuk T, Larsen K (eds). Flora of Thailand. Vol. 10(3): 337-71. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department, Bangkok.

2008 Staples GW. Traiperm P. New species, new combinations, and new records in Convolvulaceae for the Flora of Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin. 2008; 36: 86-108.
2007 Traiperm P, Boonkerd T, Chantaranothai P, Simpson DA. Ischaemum hubbardii Bor (Poaceae), a New Record for Thailand. The Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University. 2007; 7(1): 67-70.
2005 Khunwasi C, Na Songkhla B, Traiperm P, Staples G. Four new combinations in Argyreia Lour. (Convolvulaceae). Thai Forest Bulletin. 2005; 33: 42-3.

Staples G, Na Songkhla B, Khunwasi C, Traiperm P. 2005. Annotated checklist of Thai Convolvulaceae. Thai Forest Bulletin. 2005; 33: 171-84.