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Myosotis wumengensis sp. nov. (Boraginaceae) from central Yunnan, southwest China

Author:
Hao, Jia‐Chen, Liu, Quan‐Ru, Gong, Yan‐Xiong, Wei, Lai
Source:
Nordic journal of botany 2017 v.35 no.3 pp. 257-261
ISSN:
0107-055X
Subject:
Myosotis, anthers, corolla, new species, phylogeny, pollen, scientific illustration, taxon descriptions, China
Abstract:
Myosotis wumengensis, a distinct new species endemic to Yunnan Province, China, is described and illustrated. The new species differs from all Myosotis species in China by having exserted anthers and a long corolla tube. Phylogenetic analysis confirms the generic position of the new species. In addition, the pollen morphology of the new species is described.
Agid:
5720865