<i>Rhododendron leigongshanense</i> (Ericaceae), a new species from China

Authors

  • Cheng-Hua Yang Forestry Academy of Guizhou Province, Guiyang 550005, Guizhou
  • Zheng-Guo Xie Administrative Bureau of Leigongshan National Nature Reserve, Leishan 557100, Guizhou
  • Yong-Fu Yu Administrative Bureau of Leigongshan National Nature Reserve, Leishan 557100, Guizhou
  • Zhi-Rong Yang State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v22i2.26073

Keywords:

China, Ericaceae, New species, Rhododendron.

Abstract

Rhododendron leigongshanense, a new species from Leishan County, Guizhou Province, China, is described and illustrated. The new species is close to R. magniflorun W.K. Hu and R. glanduliferum Franchet, but differs by having stipitatus glands on leaf abaxial surface, corolla trumpet-shaped with 7 lobes, 7.58.0 cm long, 810 cm in diameter and calyx 7- lobed.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 22(2): 119-123, 2015 (December)

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Published

2015-12-28

How to Cite

Yang, C.-H., Xie, Z.-G., Yu, Y.-F., & Yang, Z.-R. (2015). <i>Rhododendron leigongshanense</i> (Ericaceae), a new species from China. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 22(2), 119–123. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v22i2.26073

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