<i>Primulina crassirhizoma</i> sp. nov. (Gesneriaceae) from a limestone area along the boundary of Sino-Vietnam

Authors

  • Bo Zhao Guilin Botanic Garden, Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006, Guilin
  • Xin Hong College of Life Sciences, Anhui Normal University, CN-241000, Wuhu
  • Shi-Lian Huang College of Life Sciences, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin CN-541004
  • Fang Wen Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006 Guilin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v20i2.17387

Keywords:

Gesneriaceae, New species, Primulina crassirhizoma, Limestone flora, China

Abstract

Primulina crassirhizoma F. Wen, Bo Zhao & Xin Hong, a new species from a limestone area along the boundary of Sino-Vietnam, is described and illustrated. It is similar to P. linearifolia and P. longgangensis in leaf and flower shape, but can be distinguished by extremely strong rhozime, with conspicuous internodes, leaf blade adaxial surface nitid, sparsely appressed strigose, lateral veins 68 on each side of midrib, calyx narrowly triangular to narrowly ovate, corolla pale purple to bluish purple, c. 3.5 cm long, tubenearly tubular, adaxial lip c. 6 mm, abaxial lip 8-9 mm, glabrous anthers and staminodes 3.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v20i2.17387

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 20(2):129-134, 2013

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Published

2013-12-22

How to Cite

Zhao, B., Hong, X., Huang, S.-L., & Wen, F. (2013). <i>Primulina crassirhizoma</i> sp. nov. (Gesneriaceae) from a limestone area along the boundary of Sino-Vietnam. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 20(2), 129–134. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v20i2.17387

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