A new species, Microtropis xizangensis Q. W. Lin & Z. X. Zhang, is described and illustrated. This species is similar to M. discolor (Wallich) Wallich ex Meisner in having 4-merous flowers and no disk, and differs from it mainly by having 1- to 3-flowered inflorescences, non-carinate petals, and rostrate capsules. The new species is determined as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria.
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Vol. 18 • No. 4