Three new species of Plectranthus (Lamiaceae) from south Western Ghats, India

Jose Mathew, Regy Yohannan, Barry J Conn

Abstract


Three new species of Plectranthus (Lamiaceae) from south Western Ghats are here recognised for the first time, viz., Plectranthus petricola J.Mathew & B.J.Conn, Plectranthus idukkianus J.Mathew, Yohannan & B.J.Conn and Plectranthus saxorum J.Mathew, Yohannan & B.J.Conn. Taxonomic descriptions, morphological differences to their allied taxa and colour photographs are provided to facilitate easy identification in the field.

Keywords


India, Lamiaceae; Plectranthus, new species; south Western Ghats.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7751/telopea11470