Friday, April 18, 2014

[Botany • 2014] Billolivia, A New Genus of Gesneriaceae from Vietnam with five new species

Billolivia longipetiolata
photo: Lưu Hồng Trường |

Based on molecular and morphological data, the new genus Billolivia with five new species, B. longipetiolata, B. minutiflora, B. poilanei, B. vietnamensis and B. violacea, is described. IUCN conservation assessments are provided for the species.

Key words: Bayesian inference, Cyrtandra, ITS, maximum parsimony, molecular phylogeny, trnLF

David J. Middleton, Hannah Atkins, Luu Hong Truong, Kanae Nishii & Michael MÖller. 2014. Billolivia, a new genus of Gesneriaceae from Vietnam with five new species. Phytotaxa. 161(4): 241–269. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.161.4.1