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1 June 2007 Spiranthes Sunii Boufford & Wenheng Zhang, Sp. Nov.; A New Rheophytic Orchid from Gansu Province, China
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Spiranthes sunii (Orchidaceae), from southern Gansu, China, is described as new. A table is provided to highlight features distinguishing it from the only other species of Spiranthes in China, S. sinensis. Spiranthes sunii, named in recognition of Professor Sun Xuegang (i1043-4534-13-2-261-i01.gif), is known only from the vicinity of Fanba in Wen Xian, Gansu Province. A photo and an analytical drawing are provided.

i1043-4534-13-2-261-i02.gifSpiranthes sunii (Orchidaceae) i1043-4534-13-2-261-i03.gifS. sinensisi1043-4534-13-2-261-i04.gifSpiranthesi1043-4534-13-2-261-i05.gifi1043-4534-13-2-261-i06.gif (Spiranthes sunii) i1043-4534-13-2-261-i07.gif

David E. Boufford and Wenheng Zhang "Spiranthes Sunii Boufford & Wenheng Zhang, Sp. Nov.; A New Rheophytic Orchid from Gansu Province, China," Harvard Papers in Botany 13(2), 261-266, (1 June 2007). https://doi.org/10.3100/1043-4534-13.2.261
Published: 1 June 2007
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