Three new species of <i>Curcuma</i> L. (Zingiberaceae) from Bangladesh

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  • M. Atiqur Rahman Department of Botany, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331
  • M. Yusuf Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Chittagong

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v19i1.10944

Keywords:

New species, Zingiberaceae, Curcuma roxburghii, C. wallichii, C. wilcockii, Bangladesh.

Abstract

Three new species of the Section Masantha Horan. of the genus Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae), viz., C. roxburghii Rahman et Yusuf, C. wallichii Rahman et Yusuf and C. wilcockii Rahman et Yusuf from Bangladesh are described and illustrated. These species were collected from the forests of Rangamati, Moulvi Bazar, Sylhet and Tangail districts. Diagnostic morphological characters from closely related taxa are discussed. A key to the Bangladesh species of Section Masantha Horan. is presented.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v19i1.10944

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 19(1): 79-84, 2012 (June)

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2012-06-20

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Rahman, M. A., & Yusuf, M. (2012). Three new species of <i>Curcuma</i> L. (Zingiberaceae) from Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 19(1), 79–84. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v19i1.10944

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