Research Paper

Two new species of Plagiostachys (Zingiberaceae) from Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines

Kean Roe F. Mazo

Published on: 02 March 2022

Page: 186 - 194

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.186

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2022 vol.67 no.2 pp.186-194

Abstract

Two new species of Plagiostachys from Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines, are described and illustrated. Plagiostachys subsessiliflora Mazo and Plagiostachys longipetiolata Mazo, both have non-mucilaginous inflorescences. A distribution map, proposed conservation assessment, and an updated key to Philippine Plagiostachys species are provided.

Keyword: Alpinieae, IUCN, Plagiostachys escritorii, P. lourdesiae, P. strobilifera, taxonomy, Zamboanga

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