Phyllanthus chayamaritiae from north-eastern and eastern Thailand is described and illustrated as a new taxon. It is distributed in open places in deciduous forests. The new taxon is characterised by the long spine-like capsule. An identification key to the species and morphologically related species is provided.

Phyllanthaceae, Phyllanthus chayamaritiae, Thailand
Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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Kantachot, C, & Chantaranothai, P. (2012). A new species of Phyllanthus chayamaritiae (Phyllanthaceae) from Thailand. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 57(3), 217–220.