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


  • 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


Conservation status, Narathiawat, Phattalung, taxonomy


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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How to Cite

Rueangsawang, K., Simpson, D.A. and Chantaranothai, P. 2020. Justicia larsenii and J. saksuwaniae, Two New Species of Acanthaceae from Peninsular Thailand. Tropical Natural History. 20, 2 (Jul. 2020), 116–124.



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