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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Marantaceae
Genus: Indianthus
Suksathan & Borchs
Species: I. virgatus
Binomial name
Indianthus virgatus
(Roxb.) Suksathan & Borchs

Indianthus is a genus of plants. It contains only one species, Indianthus virgatus (Roxb.) Suksathan & Borchs, native to India, Sri Lanka and the Andaman Islands.[1][2]


  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Indianthus
  2. ^ Suksathan & Borchs., Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 393 (2009).