A revision of Epithema (Gesneriaceae)

  title={A revision of Epithema (Gesneriaceae)},
  author={Kaylene Bransgrove and David J. Middleton},
  journal={The Gardens' Bulletin, Singapore},
The genus Epithema Blume (Gesneriaceae) is revised. A key is given, all species are described and several are illustrated. Twenty species are recognised and two new combinations are made, Epithema philippinum (Hilliard & B.L.Burtt) Bransgrove and Epithema pusillum (C.B.Clarke) Bransgrove. Provisional IUCN conservation assessments are given for all species. 
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