%0 Journal Article %A Tian-Chuan Hsu %A Hong Truong Luu %A Chia-Wei Li %T Aspidistra heterotepala (Asparagaceae), a new species from southern Vietnam %D 2022 %J Taiwania %V 67 %N 1 %P 21-24 %U https://taiwania.ntu.edu.tw/abstract/1803 %X A new species of Aspidistra (Asparagaceae) from Southern Vietnam, A. heterotepala T.C. Hsu & Luu (Asparagaceae), is described and illustrated. A. heterotepala is similar to A. ventricosa Tillich & Škorničk. but distinguishable by the significantly narrower leaves, ellipsoidal perigone tube and adaxially whitish, sub-heteromorphic perigone lobes. Available data on its distribution, ecology and conservation status are also presented. %M doi:10.6165/tai.2022.67.21