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Phrynium yunnanense (Marantaceae), a new species from Yunnan, China

LIN FU, YU-SHI YE, JING-PING LIAO

Abstract


Phrynium yunnanense, a new species from Yunnan, China, is described and illustrated. It is closely related to P. hainanense T.L.Wu & S.J.Chen and P. pedunculiferum D.Fang, but it is distinguished by having long peduncle (20–45 cm), bright orange bracts and fruits. A comparison table and the line illustration are presented.


Keywords


new species, Phrynium hainanense, Phrynium pedunculiferum, taxonomy, Monocots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.307.1.9

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand