New Taxa
The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (4)


No.4 DE-MING HE, YAN-FEI FENG, FU-ZHUAN PAN, XIN HONG & FANG WEN


Paraboea wenshanensis, a new species of Gesneriaceae from Yunnan, China


PhytoKeys 95: 83- 91.



 

ABSTRACT

Paraboea wenshanensis is a new species of Gesneriaceae from Yunnan, China and is described and illustrated here. It is morphologically similar to P. angustifolia, P. martinii and P. glutinosa, but the congeners of this new taxon can be distinguished by several salient characters. A description of P. wenshanensis, together with illustrations and photographs, a distribution map and conservation assessment are presented.


Original article link: https://phytokeys.pensoft.net/article/21586/

 



The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (4)

Figure 1. Paraboea wenshanensis X.Hong & F.Wen. A Habitat in fruiting period B Inforescences C Dissection of a flower showing corolla, stamens and staminodes D Calyx and pistil, stamen (showing the glandular–puberulous, infated and strongly geniculate).




The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (4)

Figure 2.  Paraboea wenshanensis X.Hong & F.Wen. A Habitat B Adaxial surface view of leaf blade C Abaxial surface view of leaf blade D Cyme with flowers, showing wide campanulate E Frontal view of corolla F Calyx lobes G Opened corolla for showing stamens and pistil H Pistil with calyx lobes and stamens, showing anthers and strongly geniculate flaments I Infructescence with many capsules.




The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (4)

Figure 3. A: Paraboea wenshanensis X.Hong & F.Wen. A-1 plant in habitat A-2 corolla face view B P. angustifolia Yan Liu & W.B. Xu B-1 habitat B-2 flowering habit, B-3 corolla face view C P. martinii (Lévl.) Burt C-1 flowering habit C-2 corolla face view D P. glutinosa (Handel-Mazzetti) K. Y. Pan D-1 plant in habitat D-2 inforescense, showing corolla face view.




The newest published taxa and newest record of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2018 (4)

Map 1. The geographical distribution of P. wenshanensis sp. nov., P. angustifolia, P. martinii and P. glutinosa.