Dr. R. SCOTLAND (OXF) has been awarded a Royal Society Research fellowship to monograph Strobilanthes. As many species flower only every 3 or 5 or 12 years. If anyone is aware of a species coming in flower, please immediately warn him (phone +865-275059, fax (0)865-275074, or write to Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3RB. Great Britain).