A new Haniffia species (Zingiberaceae) and a new generic record from Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

  title={A new Haniffia species (Zingiberaceae) and a new generic record from Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo},
  author={Sin Yeng Wong and Im Hin Ooi and Peter C. Boyce},
  journal={Botanical Studies},
BackgroundHaniffia Holttum is a genus of three described species of terrestrial gingers hitherto restricted to Peninsular Thailand and various localities in Peninsular Malaysia.ResultsWith generic placement confirmed using nrITS, trn K and mat K plastid sequence data, Haniffia santubongensis S.Y. Wong & P.C. Boyce is described as a taxonomically novel species representing a new generic record for Borneo, to where it is endemic to Mount Santubong, Kuching Division, NW Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo… 

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