Research Paper

Heterostemma saolaense (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae), a new species from central Vietnam

Tien Chinh Vu, Tuan Anh Le, Dien Dinh, The Bach Tran, Michele Rodda

Published on: 12 April 2022

Page: 235 - 238

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.235

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2022 vol.67 no.2 pp.235-238


Heterostemma saolaense, a new species from Vietnam is described, illustrated and compared with the similar species Heterostemma maculatum. The two species differ in stem pubescence, peduncle, calyx and corolla size.

Keyword: Angiosperms, Ceropegieae, Heterostemma maculatum, Saola Nature Reserve, taxonomy