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Strobilanthes gardneriana (Nees) T. Anderson

Gardner’s Strobilanthes (Strobilanthes gardneriana)

Gardner’s Strobilanthes was described in 1860, it is, or rather was, endemic to the island of Sri Lanka.

The species is possibly extinct.


Depiction from: ‘Richard Henry Beddome: Icones plantarum Indiae orientalis: or plates and descriptions of new and rare plants from Southern India and Ceylon. Vol. 1. Madras, Gantz & London, Van Voorst 1874’

(public domain)


edited: 25.05.2021