J. R. I. Wood – publications related
to East Asia (or general)


1994 Nees, Arnott & Some
forgotten Acanthaceae types from
Asia. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 51(1): 103-115 (1994)


1994 Notes Relating to the Flora of
Bhutan: Acanthaceae with special
reference to Strobilanthes. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 51(2): 175-273


1995 Notes on Strobilanthes for the Flora of Ceylon. Kew Bulletin 50(1): 1-24


1998 Strobilanthes in M. D. Dassanayake & W. D. Clayton (eds).
Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 12: 21-65.


1999 Rubiaceae (in part) in A. J. C. Grierson & D. G. Long (eds), Flora of Bhutan Vol 2(2) Royal Botanic
Garden, Edinburgh



2003 Notes on Strobilanthes: the Sympagis Group (with J.R.Bennett &
R.W.Scotland). Kew Bulletin 58(1): 131-173


2003 The two-lipped species of Strobilanthes (Acanthaceae) (with

Kew Bulletin 58(1): 83-129


2003 Strobilanthes: panicled species from East Asia (with R.W.Scotland)
Kew Bulletin 58(3): 679-702



2006 New and reassessed species of Strobilanthes (acanthaceae) in the flora
of China (with Y. F. Deng & R.W.Scotland). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 150: 369-390.



2006 Some notes on the Strobilanthes
pentstemonoides (Acanthaceae) complex in China, India and South East Asia (with
R.W.Scotland). Kew Bulletin 61: 5-16


2008 (with J.R. Bennett & R.W.
Scotland) Uncorrelated variation in widespread species: species delimitation in
Strobilanthes echinata Nees (Acanthaceae). Botanical
Journal of the Linnean Society
156: 131-141.


2009 (With R.W. Scotland) New and little-known species of Strobilanthes
(Acanthaceae) from India and South East Asia.
Bulletin 64: 3-47


2010 (with Y.F.Deng
& Li Heng)  Strobilanthes ovata (Acanthaceae), a new species from Gaoligong
Shan in Yunnan, China.
Novon   20(2): 143-146.


(with Y.F.Deng and
Gao Chun-ming). New Combinations and New Species in Strobilanthes (Blume)from China.
J. Trop & Subtrop Botany 18 (5):


(with Y.F.Deng
& Fu Ying). Strobilanthes biocullata
(Acanthaceae), a new species from Hunan, China.  Novon   20(4): 


(with D. Bebber, R.
Scotland et al.). Herbaria are a major frontier for species discovery. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 107 (51):





(with Hu Chia-chi,
Deng Yunfei and T.F.Daniel) Acanthaceae in Flora
of China

Vol 19: 369 –  477.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.






Albertson, W. D. & Wood, J.R.I. 2012.
Forotten types of Strobilanthes
(Acanthaceae) in the Central National Herbarium, Kolkata, India. Phytotaxa 43: 49 – 60.


Bebber, D. P., Carine, M.A., Davidse, G.,
Harris, D.J., Haston, E.M., Penn, M.G., Cafferty, S., Wood, J.R.I. &
Scotland, R.W. 2012. Big hitting collectors make massive and  disproportionate contribution to the
discovery of plant species. Proceedings
of the Royal Society B
doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2439


Wood, J.R.I. 2012. Strobilanthes lachenensis. Curtis’s
Botanical Magazine
29(1): 34 – 43.


Wood, J.R.I., Williams, B.P. &
Scotland, R.W. 2012. Diceratotheca, a
new genus of Acanthaceae from Thailand. Kew
67: 687 – 695.





Bebber, D. P., Wood, J.R.I., Barker, C.
& Scotland, R.W. 2013 Author inflation masks global capacity for species
discovery in flowering plants.
New Phytologist Doi: 10.1111/nph.12522


J.R.I. & Beck, S.G. 2013 Una revisión de Polygala L. sensu lato en Bolivia.
Revista de la Sociedad Bolibiviana de Botánica 7(1): 5 – 54.


Adhikari, B.,
Pendry, C.A., Watson, M.F. & Wood, J.R.I. 2013 An account of   Thunbergia (Acanthaceae) in Nepal, with a
description of the new species T.
Kew Bulletin 68: 651 – 661.
Doi: 10.1007/S12225-013-9481-X




Wood, J.R.I. 2014 Strobilanthes attenuata. Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 31(2): 154 – 167.


Wood, J.R.I. & Adhikari, B. 2014 Strobilanthes nutans. Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 31(2): 168 – 179.


Wood, J.R.I. 2014 New Names and
Combinations in Indian Acanthaceae. Novon 23 (3): 385-395.