Didymocarpus puhoatensis (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Vietnam

Didymocarpus puhoatensis, a new species from Vietnam is described and illustrated with photographs.

Xin Hong1,3, Zhen-Long Li1, Stephen Maciejewski2, Fang Wen3, Truong Van Do4

1 School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, Anhui University, CN–230601, Hefei, China

2 The Gesneriad Society, Inc. 1122 East Pike Street, PMB 637, Seattle, Washington, USA 

3 Gesneriad Conservation Centre of China, Guangxi Key Laboratory of Plant Conservation and Restoration Ecology in Karst Terrain, Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN-541006 Guilin, China 

4 Vietnam National Museum of Nature, Vietnam Academy of Science & Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Hanoi, Vietnam

Corresponding author: Fang Wen (wenfang760608@139.com); Truong Van Do (dovantruong_bttn@yahoo.com)

PubYear : 2018

Volume: 94

Publication Name: PhytoKeys

Page number: 87-93

Abstract: Didymocarpus puhoatensis, a new species from Vietnam is described and illustrated with photographs. The new species is morphologically similar to D. brevicalyx and D. epithemoides, but can be easily distinguished by a combination of characters. So far, five species have been recorded in the genus Didymocarpus from Vietnam.

Keywords: Didymocarpus, Gesneriaceae, plant taxonomy, Vietnam

Link: https://phytokeys.pensoft.net/article/21650/