Herminium motuoensis sp. nov. (Orchidaceae, Orchidoideae), a new species from Tibet, China

CHENG-WANG WANG1, BO-YUN YANG1* & XIAO-HUA JIN2,3*1 School of Life Sciences, Nanchang University, Nanchang, 330031, P. R. China;2 State Key Laboratory of Syst

CHENG-WANG WANG1, BO-YUN YANG1* & XIAO-HUA JIN2,3*

1  School of Life Sciences, Nanchang University, Nanchang, 330031, P. R. China;

2  State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany and Herbarium, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanxincun 20, Xiangshan, Beijing, 100093, P. R. China; E-mail: xiaohuajin@ibcas.ac.cn

3  Southeast Asia Biodiversity Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS-SEABRI)

* Author for correspondence.

PubYear : 2017

Volume : 329(2)

Publication Name:Phytotaxa

Page number :197-200

Abstract: Herminium motuoensis (Orchidaceae, Orchidoideae), a new species from Tibet, China, is described and illustrated. Herminium motuoensis belongs to Herminium sect. Thisbe and is similar to H. coiloglossum, H. fallax and H. ophioglossoides, but it can be distinguished from latter in having rachis laxly few flowered, lip broadly ovate, with a large callus at base and lateral triangular pugioniform.

Key words: Herminium motuoensis, new species, Orchidaceae, Tibet

https://www.biotaxa.org/Phytotaxa/article/view/phytotaxa.329.2.14