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Kaempferia graminifolia (subgen. Protanthium: Zingiberaceae), a new endemic species from Thailand



Kaempferia graminifolia, a new species belonging to subgen. Protanthium with unique grass-like foliage is described and illustrated. A preliminary IUCN conservation assessment finds that the status of this endemic species is Vulnerable.


grass-like leaves, Kaempferia rotunda, new taxa, precocious flowering Kaempferia, vulnerable, Monocots

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