Research Paper

Globba philippinensis (Zingiberaceae), a new endemic species from Western Visayas, Philippines

Jade Ann Grace P. Dalisay, Mark Arcebal K. Naive, Porferio S. Bangcaya, Sunisa Sangvirotjanapat

Published on: 04 January 2022

Page: 25 - 29

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.25


A new species, Globba philippinensis Naive, J.A.G. Dalisay, Bangcaya & Sangvir. from Antique Province, Philippines, is herein described and illustrated. A detailed description, colour plates, discussion of similar taxa, information on its distribution and habitat are provided. A preliminary conservation assessment is proposed and a key to the species of Globba section Nudae subsection Mediocalcaratae is amended.

Keyword: Antique Province, Philippine flora, section Nudae, subsection Mediocalcaratae, Zingiberales

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