Five new species of Henckelia (Gesneriaceae) from Myanmar and Thailand


  • Sukontip Sirimongkol Forest Herbarium, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Bangkok
  • John Parnell Department of Botany, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2
  • Trevor Hodkinson Department of Botany, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2
  • David Middleton Singapore Botanic Gardens, National Parks Board, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore
  • Carmen Puglisi Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, TW9 3AE, UK



Conservation assessments, Indo-China, limestone, South-East Asia


Five new species of Henckelia are described, two from Myanmar: Henckelia campanuliflora and H. candida, and the others from Thailand: H. amplexifolia, H. nakianensis and H. dasycalyx. A key to the 1 to 2-leaved species of the genus is given, as well as photographs, ecology, and also IUCN conservation status for the new species.


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How to Cite

Sirimongkol, S., Parnell, J., Hodkinson, T., Middleton, D., & Puglisi, C. (2019). Five new species of Henckelia (Gesneriaceae) from Myanmar and Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany), 47(1), 38–54.