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Scolopia parkinsonii and S. kermodei var. minor, two new taxa in Flacourtiaceae from the Andaman Islands, India

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Two new taxa of Scolopia from the Andaman Islands are described and illustrated: Scolopia parkinsonii, a new species based on a recent collection and S. kermodei C. E. C. Fisch. var. minor, a new variety based on an old collection.

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The authors thank Dr M. Sanjappa, Director, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata for providing all facilities and encouragement. They are grateful to Dr N. P. Balakrishnan, Coimbatore for kindly going through the manuscript critically and providing Latin translation of the diagnoses. Sincere thanks are due to Mr Harry Andrews, Joint Director of ANET / CFH for providing the financial support and logistics.

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Balachandran, N., Gastmans, W.F. & Chakrabarty, T. Scolopia parkinsonii and S. kermodei var. minor, two new taxa in Flacourtiaceae from the Andaman Islands, India. Kew Bull 66, 619–623 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-012-9318-z

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  • New taxon
  • nomenclature
  • taxonomy.