Research Paper

Gastrochilus pankajkumarii, (Aeridinae, Epidendroideae, Orchidaceae) a new lithophytic orchid from southern Vietnam

Van Canh Nguyen, Leonid V. Averyanov, Tatiana V. Maisak, Thi Lien Thuong Nguyen, Van Khuong Nguyen, Ba Vuong Truong

Published on: 06 January 2022

Page: 35 - 39

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.35


Gastrochilus pankajkumarii, found in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, is described as a new species for science. The protologue includes color analytical photos of the new species and data on phenology, ecology, and distribution. Morphological comparisons with similar species are presented.

Keyword: Central Highlands, endemism, flora of eastern Indochina, Gastrochilus sect. Microphyllae

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