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25 February 2019 A New Species and New Records of Flemingia (Fabaceae) from Vietnam
Truong Van Do, Bo Xu, Xin-Fen Gao
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Abstract

As part of taxonomic revision of Flemingia (Fabaceae), we describe and illustrate F. langbiangensis T.V. Do, B. Xu & X.F. Gao as a new species from southern Vietnam. Flemingia langbiangensis is morphologically similar to F. latifolia, F. ferruginea and F. macrophylla, but it differs from those by glabrescent branchlets; a subcapitate-like raceme with flowers condensed to the apex; a broadly ovate bract about half of the calyx length, 5–6 × 4–5 mm, densely brownish villous outside, with black glands inside; subsessile flowers with a greenish to pink corolla that is as long as or slightly longer than calyx; and pods that are of the same length as calyx. Additionally, F. prostrata Roxb. is lectotypified and together with F. sootepensis reported as new for Vietnam. A diagnostic key to the twelve Vietnamese species of Flemingia is provided.

© Finnish Zoological and Botanical Publishing Board 2019
Truong Van Do, Bo Xu, and Xin-Fen Gao "A New Species and New Records of Flemingia (Fabaceae) from Vietnam," Annales Botanici Fennici 56(1-3), 41-48, (25 February 2019). https://doi.org/10.5735/085.056.0108
Received: 11 June 2018; Accepted: 7 September 2018; Published: 25 February 2019
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