Chelonopsis thailandica, a new species and new record of Chelonopsis (Lamiaceae) from Thailand

Authors

  • Alan Paton
  • Somran Suddee Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
  • Bhanubong Bongcheewin Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2018.46.2.06

Keywords:

Chiang Mai, endemic, Gomphostemmateae, Mae Rim district, new species

Abstract

Chelonopsis thailandica A.J.Paton, Suddee & Bongch. is described and illustrated here. The new species belongs in Chelonopsis Sect. Aequidens being a small shrub with an equally lobed calyx, lanceolate leaves and eglandular hairs. The new species differs from the other species in the section in having a remotely toothed leaf margin and denser indumentum. This is the first species of Chelonopsis to be recorded from Thailand. Only one specimen has been seen and it is possible that the habitat where the collection was made in Chiang Mai Province no longer exists.

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Published

2018-11-01

How to Cite

Paton, A., Suddee, S., & Bongcheewin, B. (2018). Chelonopsis thailandica, a new species and new record of Chelonopsis (Lamiaceae) from Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 46(2), 151–154. https://doi.org/10.20531/tfb.2018.46.2.06

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