Five new species of Barringtonia from Papua New Guinea are described and discussed: B. lumina, B. monticola, B. pinnifolia, B. serenae and B. tagala. All five species belong to section Barringtonia with closed flower buds. Notes are also provided for the seven monocaulous pachycaul species of Barringtonia in New Guinea.

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Jebb, M, & Prance, G.T. (2011). Five new species of Barringtonia (Lecythidaceae) from Papua New Guinea. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 56(2), 105–112.