TY -JOUR AU -Jinye Zhou AU -Qian Song AU -Feicheng Zhao AU -Thanh Son Hoang AU -Dayan Tao AU -Shikai Guan AU -Haixia Yan AU -Daike Tian TI -Begonia floriprolifera, a new Species of Begoniaļ¼ˆBegoniaceaeļ¼‰from Southwestern Guangxi of China and Northern Vietnam PY -2024 DA -2024-03-07 JO -Taiwania VL -69 IS -1 SP -83 EP -88 UR -https://taiwania.ntu.edu.tw/abstract/1980 AB -Begonia floriprolifera is a new species of Begonia sect. Coelocentrum distributed in the karst area of southwestern Guangxi of China and northern Vietnam. Morphologically, it is mostly similar to B. bonii, but differs mainly by its nearly glabrous stipules, shorter inflorescence, bilaterally symmetric and upward curved androecium with fewer stamens, and concave apex of anthers. Due to the narrow distribution area and unfavorably environmental changes of its natural habitat, the new species is assigned to Endangered according to the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria. DO -10.6165/tai.2024.69.83