Plant name help

Thomas Lammers lammers at VAXA.CIS.UWOSH.EDU
Wed Mar 22 07:50:10 CST 2000

At 09:49 AM 3/22/00 +1100, Murray Fletcher wrote:

>A specimen of scale insect in our collection is labelled "on Notho
>regia" from Ceylon in W.W. Froggatt's handwriting. Does somebody know
>what the full name of this host is likely to be? We have very little
>information on Sri Lankan plants here.

The genus Nothopegia (Anacardiaceae) is found in Sri Lanka, but there is no
N. regia that I can find in Index Kewensis.  I searched that database for
"Notho* regia" and turned up nothing.

Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

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