Strobilanthes kannanii – a new species of Acanthaceae from the Western Ghats, India.

5 June 2018

E J, JOSEKUTTY; p, Biju; Wood, John; Augustine, Jomy

Strobilanthes kannanii, a new species of Acanthaceae from southern Western Ghats is described and illustrated. It shows similarity to S. sessilis in some vegetative, floral and palynological characters. Notes on the habitat, distribution, and affinities are also provided along with color images and line diagrams.