Kew Bulletin

, 71:3 | Cite as

Two new species of Scutellaria (Lamiaceae) from Thailand and Burma

  • Alan PatonEmail author
  • Somran Suddee
  • Bhanubong Bongcheewin


Two new species of Scutellaria (Lamiaceae), S. tenasserimensis A. J. Paton and S. khaoyaiensis A. J. Paton, are described here. The name S. cana Wall. ex Benth., recognised as a synonym of S. repens D. Don, is based on specimens belonging to S. repens and S. tenasserimensis. S. cana is lectotypified to clarify the division of these two species. A key to the Scutellaria species of Thailand is provided and the relationships of the species and the relevant morphological characters, particularly nutlets, are discussed.

Key Words

Dawna Shan and Tenasserim mountain ranges Khao Yai nutlets 



The authors thank the Bentham Moxon Trust for funding a trip of the first author to the Bangkok Forest Herbarium where much of this work was done.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmondUK
  2. 2.The Forest Herbarium, Department of National ParksWildlife and Plant ConservationChatuchakThailand
  3. 3.Department of Pharmaceutical Botany, Faculty of PharmacyMahidol UniversityBangkokThailand

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