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Primulina curvituba sp. nov. (Gesneriaceae) from a limestone area in Guangxi, China

Author:
Yang, Li‐Hua, Pan, Bo, Kang, Ming
Source:
Nordic journal of botany 2017 v.35 no.5 pp. 578-581
ISSN:
0107-055X
Subject:
Gesneriaceae, conservation status, corolla, limestone, new species, scientific illustration, taxon descriptions, China
Abstract:
Primulina curvituba B. Pan, L.H. Yang & M. Kang, a new species of Primulina (Gesneriaceae) from Guangxi, China, is described and illustrated. This new species is mainly diagnosed by its strongly curved corolla tube, which is a rare character in Primulina. The morphological relationship and differences between this species and its related congeners are discussed. The conservation status of P. curvituba is assessed as ‘Critically Endangered’ (CR) according to IUCN.
Agid:
5835981