A New Species of Strobilanthes (Acanthaceae) from Western Thailand

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J. R. I. Wood
R. W. Scotland


A new species from Kaeng Krachan National Park in Thailand, Strobilanthes phyllocephala J. R. I.Wood & R.W. Scotland, is described and illustrated. The role of important collectors like J. F. Maxwell and Kai Larsen in finding Strobilanthes species is highlighted and attention is drawn to the importance of good field observation to enable understanding of the unusual plietesial flowering pattern characteristic of many species in this genus

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