|Phrynium yunnanense Y.S.Ye & L.Fu|
Phrynium yunnanense, a new species from Yunnan, China, is described and illustrated. It is closely related to P. hainanense T.L.Wu & S.J.Chen and P. pedunculiferum D.Fang, but it is distinguished by having long peduncle (20–45 cm), bright orange bracts and fruits. A comparison table and the line illustration are presented.
Keywords: new species, Phrynium hainanense, Phrynium pedunculiferum, taxonomy, Monocots
Phrynium yunnanense Y.S.Ye & L.Fu, sp. nov.
Etymology:— The specific epithet refers to Yunnan Province in China.
Lin Fu, Yu-Shi Ye and Jing-Ping Liao. 2017. Phrynium yunnanense (Marantaceae), A New Species from Yunnan, China. Phytotaxa. 307(1); 89-94. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.307.1.9