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Published: 2021-07-06

Primulina clausa, a new species of Gesneriaceae from northern Guangxi, China

Key Laboratory of Plant Resources Conservation and Sustainable Utilization, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-510650, Guangzhou, China. State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-100093, Beijing, China.
Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006, Guilin, China.
Key Laboratory of Plant Resources Conservation and Sustainable Utilization, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-510650, Guangzhou, China.
Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006, Guilin, China.
Department of Pharmacy, Qiannan Medical College for Nationalities, CN-558000, Duyun, China.
Key Laboratory of Plant Resources Conservation and Sustainable Utilization, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-510650, Guangzhou, China.
Flora of Guangxi Karst Morphology Subfamily Didymocarpoideae Taxonomy Eudicots

Abstract

A new species of Gesneriaceae, Primulina clausa P.W.Li & M.Kang was described, which occurs in the karst areas of northern Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China. The new species is morphologically similar to P. obtusidentata (W.T.Wang) Mich.Möller & A.Weber, but can be readily distinguished by its short and prostrate peduncle, slightly unfolded bracts, appressed sepals, glabrous anthers, parietal placenta, and nearly straight capsules.

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