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Globba unifolia andG. corneri stat. et nom. nov. (Zingiberaceae; Peninsular Malaysia)

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Based on personal collections ofGlobba unifolia Ridl. andG. unifolia var.sessiliflora Holtt., the latter is recognized as a distinct species. As the nameG. sessiliflora is already occupied, the nomen novumG. corneri is proposed in honour of Prof. DrE. J. H. Corner, who was the first collector of the plant.

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Dedicated to Prof. DrE. J. H. Corner (Cambridge) on the occasion of his 85th birthday on January 12th, 1991.

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Weber, A. Globba unifolia andG. corneri stat. et nom. nov. (Zingiberaceae; Peninsular Malaysia). Pl Syst Evol 174, 1–4 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00937689

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  • Angiosperms
  • Zingiberaceae
  • Globba
  • Taxonomy
  • Flora of Malesia and Malaysia