Authors: Kiew, R.
Publication: Gardens' Bulletin Singapore
Year: 2014
Genera: Codonoboea

Two new white-flowered Codonoboea species, C. mentigiensis Kiew and C. tembatensis Kiew (Gesneriaceae), are described from Peninsular Malaysia. Following the IUCN Criteria and Categories, C. tembatensis is Critically Endangered by clear-felling of forest prior to the area being flooded for an extension to a hydroelectric dam, while C. mentigiensis, that grows in lower montane forest within Permanent Protection Forest, is of Least Concern