New Taxa
The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (17)



No.17 XI-ZUO SHI, JIA-CAI WANG & LI-HUA YANG

 

 

Henckelia inaequalifolia (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Sichuan, China

 



Phytotaxa 518 (1): 054-060

 







ABSTRACT


Henckelia inaequalifolia, a new species in the genus Henckelia of the family Gesneriaceae is described here. The detailed morphological description, photographic illustration and geographical distribution of the new species are provided. Its morphological affinities between related species are also discussed in this paper.

Original article link: https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.518.1.6



 

 

The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (17)

FIGTURE 1. Henckelia inaequalifolia Li H. Yang & X.Z. Shi. (A) habit, (B) habit from below, (C) opened corolla showing stamens and staminodes, (D) calyx, (E) pedicel of the solitary flower, (F) flower in oblique front view, (G) pistil, (H) flower in side view. Red arrows show the small leaves. All photos were taken from the type locality by Li-Hua Yang.

 








The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (17)

FIGTURE 2. Holotype (IBSC-0865764) of Henckelia inaequalifolia Li H. Yang & X.Z. Shi.








The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (17)

FIGTURE 3. Henckelia inaequalifolia Li H. Yang & X.Z. Shi. (A–E) and three other species (F–H) with a small lanceolate leave at the opposite position of a large one. (A) habitat, (B) flowering plants in nature, (C) flower in front view, (D) flower in side view, (E) fruiting plant, (F) H. fruticola (H.W. Li) D.J. Middleton & Mich. Möller, (G) H. speciosa (Kurz) D.J. Middleton & Mich. Möller, (H) H. grandifolia A. Dietr.. Red arrows show the small leaves. Photos of H. inaequalifolia were taken from its type locality, and photos of H. fruticola, H. speciosa, and H. grandifolia were taken from greenhouse of SCBG. All photos were taken by Li-Hua Yang.








The recently published new taxa and new records of Gesneriaceae from China before 31 December 2021 (17)

FIGTURE 4. Geographic distribution of Henckelia inaequalifolia Li H. Yang & X.Z. Shi (triangle), H. amplexifolia Sirim. (square) and H. bifolia (D. Don) A. Dietr. (dots).