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Photo by Kornbatman, Wikimedia.org.
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Author: 

Jenjittikul & Ruchisansakun, 2020

Family: 

MENISPERMACEAE

Origin: 

Kanchanaburi Province: Sai Yok District; Thailand

Soil: 

Mix - Limestone

Water: 

Medium

Sun: 

Medium

Thickness: 

20 Centimetres?

Height: 

25 Centimetres

Flower: 

Yellow?

Propagate: 

Seeds

Names: 

-

Synonyms: 

'Stephania Nova'

This member of the Menispermaceae family was given this name by Thaya Jenjittikul and Saroj Ruchisansakun in 2020. It is found in Thailand; Kanchanaburi Province: Sai Yok District, growing in a well drained limestone soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can might grow to 20 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 25 centimetres in height. The flowers are probably yellow.

The genera name after Stephan Ladislaus Endlicher, 1804-1849, an Austrian botanist who formulated a major system of plant classification. The species name  honours the Thai biologist, Kaweesak Keeratikiat, who first discovered the plants.


The rough caudex by Kornbatman, Wikimedia.org.