Research Paper

A new species of Hapaline (Araceae: Caladieae) from Da Nang province, Vietnam

Van Canh Nguyen, Ba Vuong Truong, Van Vuong Le, Van Son Dang, Khant Zaw Hein

Published on: 13 April 2022

Page: 239 - 242

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.239

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2022 vol.67 no.2 pp.239-242


Hapaline kimthoae K.Z.Hein, Vuong & V.C.Nguyen from Da Nang province, Vietnam, is described and illustrated as a species new to science. Description, colour plates, discussion of similar taxa, phenology, distribution and a preliminary conservation status assessment are provided. With this discovery, Vietnam now holds a total of five Hapaline species. An identification key to these species is provided.

Keyword: Aroideae, Caladieae, granite, Hapaline locii, H. kimthoae, plant taxonomy, South Central Coast