<i>Hemiboea roseoalba</i> S.B. Zhou, X. Hong & F. Wen (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Guangdong, China

Authors

  • Shou-Biao Zhou The Key Laboratory of Conservation and Employment of Biological Resources of Anhui, CN-241000, Wuhu
  • Xin Hong The Gesneriad Conservation Center of China
  • Fang Wen Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006 Guilin
  • Hong-Mei Xiao College of Life Sciences, Anhui Normal University, CN-241000, Wuhu

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v20i2.17391

Keywords:

Hemiboea roseoalba, New species, Gesneriaceae, Limestone cave flora, China

Abstract

A new species of Hemiboea, H. roseoalba, from Guangdong, China, is described and illustrated. It is similar to H. gracilis and H. angustifolia in leaf and flower shape, but can be distinguished by leaf blade with serrulate from the middle to the apex, lateral veins 7-9 on each side of midrib; peduncle 2.5-3.0 cm long, glabrous; cymes 4-6-flowered; triangular calyx base connate for c. 0.3 cm; pink corolla 4.0-4.3 cm long and margin of lobes curled or retroflexed; staminodes 3; pistil 3.7-4.0 cm long; disc 2 mm high and truncate stigma slightly swollen.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v20i2.17391

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 20(2): 171-177, 2013

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2013-12-22

How to Cite

Zhou, S.-B., Hong, X., Wen, F., & Xiao, H.-M. (2013). <i>Hemiboea roseoalba</i> S.B. Zhou, X. Hong & F. Wen (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Guangdong, China. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 20(2), 171–177. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v20i2.17391

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