Alphonsea rugosa sp. nov. is described from eastern Peninsular Malaysia. It is similar to Alphonsea elliptica but has fruits that are dry wrinkled and glabrous rather than smooth and tomentose. A conservation assessment of Vulnerable based on collections from four locations is made.

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Keywords IUCN, Malay Peninsula, Malesia, South-East Asia, taxonomy, tropical forest
Journal Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
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Turner, I.M, & Utteridge, T.M.A. (2015). A new species of Alphonsea (Annonaceae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 59(3), 206–208.