Authors: Rahman, Rafidah Abdul
Publication: PhytoKeys
Year: 2018
Genera: Microchirita

A new species, Microchirita hairulii Rafidah (Gesneriaceae) from limestone hills in Perlis, Peninsular Malaysia, is described and illustrated. Diagnostic characters, description, detailed illustrations, geographical distribution, regional provisional conservation status assessment (Endangered) and ecological observations of the new taxon, as well as an updated key to Microchirita species in Peninsular Malaysia, are provided.