|Begonia zhongyangiana W.G.Wang et S.Z.Zhang|
in Wang, Lang, ... et Zhang, 2019.
Begonia zhongyangiana, a new species in Begonia sect. Platycentrum (Begoniaceae) from Motuo (SE Xizang, China), is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to B. versicolor, B. scintillans and B. smithiae, but can be distinguished by its shorter rhizome lacking or rarely with short stems when blooming, orange-yellow flowers, 2 styles and 2-loculed ovary.
Keywords: Begonia, New taxon, Taxonomy, Tibet, western China, Eudicots
Begonia zhongyangiana W.G.Wang et S.Z.Zhang, sp. nov .
Etymology:—The specific epithet zhongyangiana is named after Dr. Yang Zhong, a Chinese botanist who was dedicated to botanical research and seed bank in Xizang (Tibet), China.
Wen-Guang Wang, Xiao-An Lang, Lei-Lei Yang, Hong Wu and Shou-Zhou Zhang. 2019. Begonia zhongyangiana, A New Species of Begonia (Begoniaceae) from western China. Phytotaxa. 407(1); 51-58. DOI:10.11646/phytotaxa.407.1.8