Leptoboea multiflora subsp. grandifolia (Gesneriaceae), a new record for India

Alappatt J.P.

Published on : 11-May-2020

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2020.30.01.13


Leptoboea multiflora (C.B.Clarke) Benth. ex Gamble subsp. grandifolia B.L.Burtt is reported for the first time from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. This subspecies, so far considered as endemic to Thailand, was collected from inland evergreen forests of South Andaman Island. A detailed description and photographs are provided to facilitate easy identification in the field.