|Calanthe tsiana Y.Q.Chen, J.W.Zhai & S.R.Lan|
in Chen, Zhu, Zhong, et al., 2020.
A new orchid, Calanthe tsiana, is described from southeastern Yunnan, China, based on morphological and DNA evidence. In morphological comparisons, C. tsiana is similar to C. arisanensis, but it differs in having subspatulate petals and falcate-obovate lateral lobes of lip with one ridge on the disk. The phylogenetic analyses based on nuclear ribosomal ITS and plastid DNA (rbcL, matK and trnL-trnF) place C. tsiana with C. arisanensis as sister species and support C. tsiana as a new species.
Keywords: Calanthe, Epidendroideae, Orchids of Yunnan, Monocots
|FIGURE 3. Calanthe tsiana Y.Q.Chen, J.W.Zhai & S.R.Lan.|
A. Flowering plant. B. Rachis. C. Flower front view. D. Flower.
|FIGURE 2. Calanthe tsiana Y.Q.Chen, J.W.Zhai & S.R.Lan.|
A. Flowering plant. B. Oblique view of the flower. C. Column, spur and ovary, side view. D. Petal. E. Lateral sepal. F. Dorsal sepal. G. Lip and column.
Calanthe tsiana Y.Q.Chen, J.W.Zhai & S.R.Lan, sp. nov.
Etymology:— Honoring Zhan-Huo Tsi, who devoted his life to orchidology.
Yan-Qiong Chen, Ya-Ting Zhu, Hui Zhong, Ze-Xin Li, Zhong-Jian Liu, Jun-Wen Zhai and Si-Ren Lan. 2020. Calanthe tsiana, A New Orchid Species from China (Epidendroideae: Collabieae): Evidence from Morphological and Molecular Analyses. Phytotaxa. 428(1); 67–72. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.428.1.7