Primulina guangxiensis sp. nov. (Gesneriaceae) from a karst cave in Guangxi, China


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Primulina guangxiensis sp. nov. (Gesneriaceae) from a karst cave in Guangxi, China
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Nordic Journal of Botany
Liu, Yan
Xu, Wei‐Bin
Huang, Yu‐Song
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Primulina Guangxiensis ( local )
Karst Cave ( local )
China ( local )
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Primulina guangxiensis Yan Liu & W. B. Xu, a new species of Gesneriaceae from Guangxi, China, is described and illustrated. The new species is related to Primulina tabacum Hance, but differs in the leaf blade being obliquely ovate to obliquely oblong‐ovate, 2.5–6.0×1.3–4.3 cm, eith margin entire to repand and base inequilateral, petiole slimly terete, 1.5–6.0 cm long, ca 2–3 mm across, cymes 1–2‐branched, 1–5‐flowered and corolla tube hypocrateriform, 20–25 mm long, 2 mm across. The new species is rare, currently known only from one site in a karst cave in western Guangxi.
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Nordic Journal of Botany, Vol. 29, no. 6 (2012-01-18).

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