Plant Diversity ›› 2011, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (2): 145-156.DOI: 10. 3724/ SP. J. 1143. 2011. 10058

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Six New Species of Elatostema (Urticaceae) from Gaoligong Shan, Yunnan

 WANG  Wen-Cai   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China
  • Received:2010-07-19 Online:2011-04-25 Published:2010-08-20


In this paper, six species of the genus Elatostema (Urticaceae), E. tricaule, E. paucifolium, E. dactylocephalum, E. pianmaense, E. cikaiense and E. pseudoplatyphyllum, are described as new on the basis of the specimens which were collected from Gaoligong Shan, western Yunnan Province, China during recent two decades.

Key words: Yunnan, Gaoligong Shan, Urticaceae, Elatostema, New species

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