Research Paper

Ichtyoselmis macrantha subsp. porphyrantha (Papaveraceae), a new subspecies from West Yunnan and North Myanmar

Qiang-Bang Gong, Xing-Da Ma, Wen-Guang Wang, Ji-Pu Shi, Hai-Jun Yin, Chun-Cheng Duan, Jian-Yong Shen

Published on: 24 August 2020

Page: 423 - 425

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2020.65.423

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2020 vol.65 no.4 pp.423-425


Ichtyoselmis macrantha subsp. porphyrantha J. Y. Shen & Q. B. Gong a new subspecies from West Yunnan and North Myanmar is described. The new subspecies differs from Ichtyoselmis macrantha subsp. macrantha by its outer petals purplish red and with minute red-purple spots as well as transversal lines on the apical swollen margin, and inner petals white with red-purple spots. It is distributed well to the Southwest of the distribution area of I. macrantha subsp. macrantha.

Keyword: China, Ichtyoselmis macrantha subsp. porphyrantha, new subspecies, Papaveraceae, Yunnan