Research Paper

A New Variety of Hemiboea (Gesneriaceae) from Limestone Areas in Guangxi, China

Yu-Song Huang, Wei-Bin Xu, Ri-Cheng Peng and Yan Liu

Published on: 15 September 2011

Page: 240 - 243

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2011.56(3).240

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2011 vol.56 no.3 pp.240-243

Abstract

Hemiboea follicularis C. B. Clarke var. retroflexa Yan Liu & Y. S. Huang, a new variety of Gesneriaceae from limestone areas in Guangxi, China, is described and illustrated. The new variety is similar to Hemiboea follicularis C. B. Clarke var. follicularis, but differs in the stem quadrangular, the corolla yellow green, with purple stria or macula, inside with half-ring of hairs, labels retroflexed.

中文摘要

描述了中國廣西石灰岩地區苦苣苔科(Gesneriaceae)一新變種 – 卷瓣半蒴苣苔(Hemiboea follicularis C. B. Clarke var. retroflexa Yan Liu & Y. S. Huang)。該變種與原變種-華南半蒴苣苔(Hemiboea follicularis C. B. Clarke var. follicularis)相近,不同在於莖四棱形,花冠黃綠色,具紫色條紋或斑點,花冠內部只具半圈毛環,唇瓣反卷,可以區別。

Keyword: Guangxi; Hemiboea follicularis var. retroflexa; limestone flora; new variety. 廣西、卷瓣半蒴苣苔、石灰岩植物區系、新變種。