Thursday, December 17, 2020

[Botany • 2021] Billolivia lamdongensis (Gesneriaceae) • A New Species from Central Highlands, Vietnam

 Billolivia lamdongensis Hareesh, T.A.Le & D.D. Nguyen 

in Hareesh, Nguyen & Le, 2021. 

Billolivia lamdongensis Hareesh, T.A. Le & D.D. Nguyen sp. nova (Gesneriaceae) is described and illustrated from Central Highlands, Vietnam. It resembles B. vietnamensis but differs from the latter in having short hairs on the adaxial surface of the lamina; ovate-lanceolate bracts; linear calyx lobes 3/4 length of the corolla tube; a white corolla with a yellow throat and a dark purple patch between the upper lips on both surfaces; and fruits with pubescence all over.

Hareesh V.S., Nguyen D.D. and Le T.A. 2021. Billolivia lamdongensis (Gesneriaceae), A New Species from Vietnam. Ann. Bot. Fennici. 58: 73–77.