Plagiostachys nicobarica, a new generic record and a new species from the Nicobar Islands, India, is described and illustrated. The genus, so far known from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, is now reported from India.

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Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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Sabu, M, Sanoj, E, & Prasanth Kumar, M.G. (2008). Plagiostachys nicobarica (Zingiberaceae), new generic record and a new species from the Nicobar Islands, India. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 53(2), 329–334.