Research Paper

Anisochilus petraeus (Lamiaceae), a new species from Southern Western Ghats, India

Jose Mathew, Regy Yohannan and Kadakasseril V. George

Published on: 21 April 2017

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2017.62.144

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2017 vol.62 no.2 pp.144-146


A new species of Anisochilus, Anisochilus petraeus (Lamiaceae) is described based on samples collected in the Achankovil Forests of southern Western Ghats, India. A botanical illustration, photographs of the new taxon, information about the habitat and its conservation status are also provided, including a key to the species of Anisochilus from the south Western Ghats.

Keyword: Anisochilus, India, Lamiaceae, New species, Southern Western Ghats