Phoebe nicobarica (Lauraceae) – a new species from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India

Rasingam L., Singh L.J. & K. Karthigeyan

Published on : 30-Jun-2021

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Phoebe nicobarica sp. nov. (Lauraceae) is described from the Great Nicobar Island of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India. The new species is closely related to Phoebe macrophylla Blume and Phoebe kunstleri Gamble, but differs by the white glaucous lower leaf surface, indumentum type and fruit shape.