<i>Primulina purpurea</i> F. Wen, B. Zhao & Y.G Wei (Gesneriaceae), a new species from China

  • Fang Wen Herbarium, Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006, Guilin
  • Wenlan Li College of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Guilin University of Technology, CN-541004, Guilin
  • Bo Zhao Herbarium, Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006, Guilin
  • Gui-You Liang Herbarium, Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006, Guilin
  • Yi-Gang Wei Herbarium, Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006, Guilin
Keywords: Primulina purpurea, New species, Gesneriaceae, Guangxi, Limestone flora, China

Abstract

Primulina purpurea F. Wen, B. Zhao & Y.G Wei, a new species from East Guangxi, China, is described and illustrated. The new species resembles P. medica (D. Fang) Y. Z. Wang, but differs from the latter by having broadly ovate to elliptic, left-right slightly asymmetry leaf blade, brightly purple to fuchsia corolla, broadly lanceolate to narrowly ovate bracts with villous hairs outside and pubescent hairs inner, pistil 23.526.8 mm long, staminodes 3, capsule 4.5-5.0 cm long.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v19i2.13131

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 19(2): 167-172, 2012 (December)

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Wen, F., Li, W., Zhao, B., Liang, G.-Y., & Wei, Y.-G. (2012). <i>Primulina purpurea</i&gt; F. Wen, B. Zhao & Y.G Wei (Gesneriaceae), a new species from China. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 19(2), 167-172. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v19i2.13131
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