Research Paper

Hemiboea pseudomagnibracteata (Gesneriaceae), a New Species from Guangxi, China

Bo Pan, Wang-Hui Wu and Wei-Bin Xu

Published on: 15 June 2012

Page: 188 - 192

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2012.57(2).188

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2012 vol.57 no.2 pp.188-192


A new species of Gesneriaceae, Hemiboea pseudomagnibracteata B. Pan & W. H. Wu from limestone areas in Guangxi, China, is described and illustrated. The new species is close to Hemiboea magnibracteata Y. G. Wei & H. Q. Wen, but differs in its leaf blade oblong-elliptic to obovate, apex acuminate; calyx 5-parted to the base, lobes equal, linear-lanceolate, 8-12 × 2-2.5 mm; corolla white, outside glabrous, with densely brown spots, inside white with densely brown spots.


本文報導廣西苦苣苔科半蒴苣苔屬Hemiboea C. B. Clarke一新種 - 擬大苞半蒴苣苔(Hemiboea pseudomagnibracteata B. Pan & W. H. Wu)。該種在植株形狀上與大苞半蒴苣苔(Hemiboea magnibracteata Y. G. Wei & H. Q. Wen) 非常相近,但不同在於該新種葉片長圓狀橢圓形到倒卵形,頂端漸尖;花萼長8-12 毫米,5裂達基部,裂片相等,線狀披針形;花冠外面白色,具褐色斑點,光滑無毛,內面白色,具褐色斑點。

Keyword: Guangxi, Hemiboea, limestone flora, new species, taxonomy.