Research Paper

Mitreola viridiflora (Loganiaceae), a new species from southern Yunnan, China

Cheng Liu, Shi-Wei Guo, Jin-Ping Zhang, Jie Cai

Published on: 05 September 2023

Page: 368 - 371

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2023.68.368


Mitreola viridiflora, a new endemic species from southern Yunnan, China, is described and illustrated. It is morphologically similar to M. crystallina, M. pedicellata and M. reticulata, but can be distinguished from them by its urceolate yellow-green corolla, ovate-triangular corolla lobes, stamens inserted near middle of corolla tube, style much longer than ovary.

Keyword: Flora of Yunnan, limestone areas, Mitreola crystallina, Mitreola pedicellata, Mitreola reticulata, taxonomy

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