New Taxa
The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2017 (22)


No.22  LEI CAI, HUA HUANG, ZHI-LING DAO & ZHI-KUN WU

Oreocharis parviflora, a new species of Gesneriaceae from northwestern Yunnan, China 

Phytotaxa  329 (2): 167–172.

 



ABSTRACT

A new species of Gesneriaceae, Oreocharis parviflora, is described and illustrated from Lanping County, northwestern Yunnan Province, China. The new species is morphologically similar to O. henryana in the shape and color of corolla, numbers of stigma, stamen and staminode characteristics, but it can be easily distinguished by the shape of leaf blade, indumentums characters of leaf blade, petiole, peduncle and pedicel.

 


The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2017 (22)

FIGURE 1.  Oreocharis parviflora Lei Cai & Z.K. Wu.—A. Plant with flowers.—B. Adaxial leaf surface showing appressed pubescent hairs.—C. Abaxial leaf surface showing pubescent and villous indumentum.—D. Pistil and calyx.—E. Corolla spread out for showing stamens and staminode.—F & G. Flowers.—H. Peduncle showing pubescent and villous indumentum.





The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2017 (22)

FIGURE 2.  Oreocharis parviflora Lei Cai & Z.K. Wu.—A. Plant in cultivation.—B. Plant in the wild.—C. Adaxial leaf surface.—D. Abaxial leaf surfaces, petioles, and roots.—E. Inflorescence.—F & G. Side and upper views of flowers.—H. Opened flower.—I. Flower with corolla removed showing stamens.


 



The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2017 (22)

FIGURE 3.  Oreocharis henryana Oliv..—A&B. Habitat.—C. Adaxial leaf surfaces.—D. Abaxial leaf surfaces.—E. Inflorescence.—F & G. Side views of flowers.—H. Upper view of flower showing mouth.—I. Pistil with calyx and corolla spread out showing stamens and staminode.