One new and one rediscovered species of Strobilanthes Blume (Acanthaceae)
A new species-Strobilanthes matthewiana R.W. Scotland-from Southern India is described and illustrated. The rediscovery, of Strobilanthes punctata Nees is reported. Illustrations of Strobilanthes punctata and Strobilanthes anceps Necs are presented. A list of diagnostic differences between Strobilanthes punctata and the closely related Strobilanthes anceps is provided.