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.

Zingiberaceae, Plagiostachys nicobarica, India, new generic record, new species
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.