Plant Ecology

, Volume 192, Issue 2, pp 157–160 | Cite as

Lobelia proctorii sp. nov. (Lobelioideae, Campanulaceae/Lobeliaceae) from the Philippines

  • G. Argent
  • P. Wilkie
  • D. Madulid


A new Lobelia species is described from Mount Guiting Guiting, an ultramafic mountain on Sibuyan Island in the Philippines.


Campanulaceae Lobeliaceae Lobelia Philippines Guiting Guiting Serpentine Ultramafic 



We would like to thank Professor John Proctor for organising the expedition on which this plant was collected. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh funded the first author on the expedition. We are indebted to Dr. Robert Mill for the Latin diagnosis and useful critical comments and to Cristina Oliver and Anna Dorward for the illustrations and two anonymous reviewers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Botanic Garden EdinburghEdinburghScotland, UK
  2. 2.National MuseumManilaThe Philippines

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