A new species of Neottia (Orchidaceae, Epidendroideae) from alpine border region between China and Myanmar

XIAO-HUA JIN1, 3 & HONG-BO PANG 2
1  Southeast Asia Biodiversity Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS-SEABRI)
2  Shenyang Normal University, Huanghebeida Road 253, Shenyang, Liaoning
3  State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany and Herbarium, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanxincun 20, Xiangshan, Beijing, 100093, China; e-mail: xiaohuajin@ibcas.ac.c

PubYear : 2016
Volume : 289(3)
Publication Name : PHYTOTAXA
Page number : 291-295

Abstract:
Neottia nujiangensis, a new species from alpine border region between China and Myanmar, is described and illustrated. Neottia nujiangensis is sympatric and similar to Neottia fugongensis, but differs from it by having flowers densely along the rachis, pedicel and ovary about 5 mm long, lateral sepals ovate, petals elliptic, lip 4 mm long and not ciliate, lobelets widest at base, auricle dentate.

Key words: China, Neottia nujiangense, new species, Orchidaceae

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.289.3.10