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Published: 2021-10-22

Rohdea wangiana (Asparagaceae), a new species from southwestern Sichuan, China

College of Life Science, Zaozhuang University, Zaozhuang 277160, Shandong, China
CAS Key Laboratory of Tropical Forest Ecology, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla 666303, Yunnan, China
College of Life Science, Zaozhuang University, Zaozhuang 277160, Shandong, China
College of Life Science, Zaozhuang University, Zaozhuang 277160, Shandong, China
Taxonomy Campylandra Tupistra Liliaceae s. l. Convallariaceae Monocots


Rohdea wangiana is described as a new species from SW Sichuan, China. It is somewhat similar to R. pachynema in based on spikes without a marked terminal tuft of sterile bracts and deltoid filaments, but differs based on a combination of the following characters: leaf blades marginally serrulate; peduncle ebracteate; one bract per flower; perianth externally angulate, perianth segments distally denticulate or three-lobed, small lobe present between adjacent filaments, filaments inserted to base of perianth segments; stigma obviously lower than stamens; lack of slender stolons.


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