The new combination Liebigia barbata (Jack) D.J.Middleton is made for the species previously known as either Chirita asperifolia (Blume) B.L.Burtt or Liebigia speciosa (Blume) DC. The complex nomenclatural history of these latter names is discussed. Liebigia barbata is neotypified.
A new combination in Liebigia (Gesneriaceae)
Publication: Gardens' Bulletin Singapore
Genera: Chirita, Liebegia