Research Paper

Cylindrolobus chienii (Orchidaceae), a new species from Central Highlands of Vietnam

Van Canh Nguyen, Leonid V. Averyanov, Van Khuong Nguyen, Thi Thanh Dat Pham, Tatiana V. Maisak, Ba Vuong Truong

Published on: 12 May 2020

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2020.65.272

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2020 vol.65 no.3 pp.272-276


The orchid species new for science, Cylindrolobus chienii (Orchidaceae) discovered on Chu Mu Mountain, M’Drak District, Dak Lak Province of southern Vietnam is described and illustrated. It morphologically close to C. gloensis and C. bidupensis but differs from them in glabrous 2-flowered inflorescence, calli on labellum and character of the lip indumentum.

Keyword: Cylindrolobus bidupensis, C. gloensis, Endemism, Eria, Plant taxonomy