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Materials for a Taxonomic Revision of Geostachys (Baker) Ridl. (Zingiberaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia

  title={Materials for a Taxonomic Revision of Geostachys (Baker) Ridl. (Zingiberaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia},
  author={Kah Hoo Lau and K Mat-salleh and Chang-Kun Lim},
Materials for a taxonomic revision of the Geostachys (Baker) Ridl. in Peninsular Malaysia, resulting from recent fieldwork are presented, with notes on the threat assessment of extant species. Twelve of the 13 previously known species were studied in situ, and two newly described species have also been found (Geostachys belumensis C.K. Lim & K.H. Lau and G. erectifrons K.H. Lau, C.K. Lim & K. Mat-Salleh), bringing the current total to 15 taxa, all highland species, found in hill, sub-montane… 
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