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Taxonomic studies on Zingiber (Zingiberaceae) in China IV: Z. pauciflorum sp. nov. from Yunnan

Author:
Bai, Lin, Leong‐Škorničková, Jana, Li, Dezhu, Xia, Nianhe
Source:
Nordic journal of botany 2018 v.36 no.3 pp. enjb-01534
ISSN:
0107-055X
Subject:
Zingiber, color, new species, China
Abstract:
Zingiber pauciflorum L.Bai, Škorničk., D.Z.Li & N.H.Xia (Zingibereae, Zingiberaceae), a new species from southern Yunnan, China, is described and colour plates are provided. It belongs to Z. sect. Cryptanthium Horan. and is compared with three similar species, namely Z. tenuifolium L.Bai, Škorničk. & N.H.Xia, Z. smilesianum Craib and Z. yunnanense S.Q.Tong & X.Z.Liu. A colour plate of the most similar species, Z. smilesianum is also provided for comparison.
Agid:
5921499