New Taxa
The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (04)

 


No.4 Jing Tian, Cai-Fei Zhang, Shuai Peng, Jun-Jie Wang, Yan Wang, Guang-Wan Hu and Qing-Feng Wang

 


Lysionotus coccinus (Gesneriaceae), a new species from southwestern Yunnan, China

 

 

Nordic journal of Botany 2020.11.27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSTRACT

 

Lysionotus coccinus G.W. Hu & Q.F. Wang, a distinct new species from Yingjiang County, southwestern Yunnan Province, China, is described and illustrated. It belongs to L. sect. Lysionotus, but has scarlet flowers while all other known species in this section have white, yellow, purple or pink flowers. Color photographs and a chart are provided for comparing the new species with related species.

Original article link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/njb.02912





The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (04)

Figure 1. Lysionotus coccinus sp. nov. (a) Rhizome, (b) older stem, (c) habit, (d) abaxial leaf surface, (e) bract in abaxial view, (f) flower in front view, (g) dissected corolla, (h) pistil, (i) sepals. Drawn by Jing Tian from the holotype G.W. Hu et al. HGW-1180 (HIB).






The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (04)

Figure 2. Lysionotus coccinus sp. nov. (a) and (b) habit, (c) rhizomes of several condensed ellipsoid segments, (d) cyme, (e) flower in side view, (f) bracts and bractoles, (g) calyx lobes, (h) and (i) dissected corolla, showing stamens and staminodes, (j) pistil. Photographs taken by Guang-Wan Hu at type locality.

 






The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (04)

Figure 3. Lysionotus sulphureoides H.W. Li et Y.X. Lu. (a) habit, (b) flower in side view, (c) flower in front view (photographs taken by Guang-Wan Hu). Lysionotus atropurpureus H. Hara (d) habit, (e) cyme, (f) abaxial leaf surface, (g) flower in frontal view, (h) flower in side view (photographs taken by Xin-Xin Zhu).






The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (04)



The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (04)



The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (04)

Figure 4-6. Lysionotus sulphureoides