Justicia larsenii and J. saksuwaniae, Two New Species of Acanthaceae from Peninsular Thailand

Authors

  • Kanokorn Rueangsawang Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok, 10240, THAILAND
  • David A. Simpson Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, UNITED KINGDOM
  • Pranom Chantaranothai Department of Biology & Centre of Excellence on Biodiversity (BDC), Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, THAILAND

Keywords:

Conservation status, Narathiawat, Phattalung, taxonomy

Abstract

Two new species in the genus Justicia, J. larsenii and J. saksuwaniae from peninsular Thailand are described, illustrated, discussed and compared with their closest presumed relatives. The conservation status of both species is assessed.

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Published

2020-07-04

How to Cite

Rueangsawang, K., Simpson, D. A., & Chantaranothai, P. (2020). Justicia larsenii and J. saksuwaniae, Two New Species of Acanthaceae from Peninsular Thailand. Tropical Natural History, 20(2), 116–124. Retrieved from https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnh/article/view/216481

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