Tuyama, T.: On Rumphius’s ”Arbor ovigera and the related species, with reference to Hernandia sonora (Bull. of the Sigenkagaku Kenkyussyo, vol. 1, no. 1 (1943) 27-44, 4 fig. 2 pl.). The original is in Japanese, but there is a detailed extract in English and Latin. Description of a new species H. labyrinthica from Rota Isl., Mariannes; the original Rumphian plant typifies H. ovigera; a new name H. javanica is proposed for the Javanese plant described by Meisner. Nakai, T.: Nova Flora Japonica. Ardisiaceae. Tokyo & Osaka, 1943. 170 pp. 42 fig. The book is written in Japanese, except for the literature citations; new entities are described in Latin. Nomenclature deviates widely from the usual one.