|Argostemma glabra |
Joongku Lee, T.B. Tran & R.K. Choudhary
Argostemma glabra Joongku Lee, T.B. Tran & R.K. Choudhary, a new species of Rubiaceae from Khanh Hoa Province of Vietnam is described and illustrated. It is morphologically similar to A. apiculatum, but differs in its creeping habit, 4–6 flowered inflorescence, bigger and triangular bracts, smaller peduncle, bigger and broadly triangular calyx lobes, and non-apiculate and smaller corolla. Color photographs, a line drawing and a taxonomic key are provided to facilitate identification.
Ritesh Kumar Choudhary, Tran The Bach, Do Van Hai, Bui Hong Quang, Sang-Hong Park, Changyoung Lee and Joongku Lee. 2014. Argostemma glabra (Rubiaceae), A New Species from Vietnam. Annales Botanici Fennici. 50(4); 258-262. DOI: 10.5735/086.050.0408