New Taxa
The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (1)


No.1 JING TIAN, LEI LIU, SHUN-YONG XIAO, XIAO-WEN ZHU, YAO-JING WU, LIU ZHOU, JUAN YIN, LING PEN, XIU-ZHEN CAI, LIN-HAN LIU,YING-DING LIU & KE-MING LIU

 

Primulina hengshanensis (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Danxia landform inHunan, China

Phytotaxa 333(2):293-297.

 



ABSTRACT

Primulina hengshanensis, a new species of Gesneriaceae from the Danxia formation in Hunan Province, China, is describedand illustrated. The new species is similar to P. langshanica, but has numerous diagnostic features that are outlined. It conservation status is assessed as VU (vulnerable) following IUCN criteria (Cited from Tian et al., 2018).


 

The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (1)

FIGURE 1. Primulina hengshanensis L.H. Liu & K.M. Liu: (A) habit (includes 6 Inflorescences); (B) opened corolla exposing stamensand staminodes; (C) calyx; (D) pistil; (E) capsule; (F) rhizome (Drawn by Jing Tian)(Cited from Tian et al., 2018).





The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (1)

FIGURE 2. Primulina hengshanensis L.H. Liu & K.M. Liu: (A) and (B) habitat; (C) mature plant; (D) rhizome subterete; (E) adaxialleaf surface; (F) abaxial leaf surface; (G) inflorescence; (H) dissected flower; (I) pistil and calyx lobes. P. langshanica W.T. Wang: (J) matureplant; (K) inflorescence (Cited from Tian et al., 2018).