A new species of <i>Polygonatum</i> Mill. (Asparagaceae) from Guizhou, China

  • Ming-Tai An Forestry College, Guizhou University, Guiyang 550025, Guizhou
  • Yun Lin Hunan Medication Vestibule School, Changsha 410208, Hunan
  • Jia-Guo Wang Forestry College, Guizhou University, Guiyang 550025, Guizhou
  • Jiang-Hua Wu Guizhou Normal College, Guiyang 550018, Guizhou
  • Min Meng Yinjiang Forestry Bureau, Yinjiang 555200, Guizhou
Keywords: Polygonatum sinopubescens, Asparagaceae, Yinjiang County, SW China

Abstract

A new species Polygonatum sinopubescens from Yinjiang County, Guizhou Province, South-west China is described and illustrated. This species was found growing in evergreen broad-leaved forests or mixed needle-leaved and evergreen broad-leaved forests on slopes at altitudes of 870-930 m. It is related to Polygonatum filipes Merr. ex C. Jeffrey & Mc Ewan, but differs from the latter by pubescent stems, petiole, peduncle and pedicel, leaf blade shortly dense pubescent on abaxial surface, 2-3-flowered inflorescences and filaments 7-11 mm long.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 23(1): 7-11, 2016 (June)

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An, M.-T., Lin, Y., Wang, J.-G., Wu, J.-H., & Meng, M. (2016). A new species of <i>Polygonatum</i&gt; Mill. (Asparagaceae) from Guizhou, China. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 23(1), 7-11. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v23i1.28333
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