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1 April 2011 Chirita lijiangensis (Gesneriaceae), a New Species from Limestone Area in Guangxi, China
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Chirita lijiangensis B. Pan & W.B. Xu, a new species of Gesneriaceae from Guangxi, China, is described and illustrated. It is similar to C. pteropoda, but differs by its leaf blade that is densely pilose on both surfaces; by the leaf base being cuneate to broadly cuneate; by the peduncle, the pedicel and calyx being densely pilose; by the corolla that is purple, 2.2–2.8 cm long, and with a slender, ca. 1.5 cm long tube; by the filaments being purple, ca. 8 mm long, and glabrous; by the lateral staminodes that are ca.1 mm long; and by the the pubescent, ca. 4 mm long ovary.

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Wei-Bin Xu, Bo Pan, Yu-Song Huang, and Yan Liu "Chirita lijiangensis (Gesneriaceae), a New Species from Limestone Area in Guangxi, China," Annales Botanici Fennici 48(2), (1 April 2011). https://doi.org/10.5735/085.048.0217
Received: 27 November 2009; Accepted: 1 February 2010; Published: 1 April 2011
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