|Thunbergia impatienoides Suwanph. & S.Vajrodaya|
in Suwanphakdee & Vajrodaya, 2018
A new species, Thunbergia impatienoides, was discovered from Thailand and is here described. Detailed descriptions including pollen and seed morphologies, distribution, ecology and illustration are provided.
Key words: new species, pollen, Thailand, Thunbergia
Thunbergia impatienoides Suwanph. & S.Vajrodaya, sp. nov.
Etymology: The specific epithet refers to the gross appearance of its flower which is quite similar to a common ornamental balsam, Impatiens walleriana Hook.f. (Balsaminaceae).
Distribution: Endemic to Thailand (border of northern and western Thailand in Tak province and in western Thailand in Kanchanaburi and Ratchaburi provinces).
Habitat & Ecology: In shaded area in dipterocarp and mixed deciduous forests.
Chalermpol Suwanphakdee and Srunya Vajrodaya. 2018. Thunbergia impatienoides (Acanthaceae), A New Species from Thailand. Blumea. 63; 20-25. DOI: 10.3767/blumea.2018.63.01.03