Plant Diversity ›› 2007, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (02): 173-175.

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A Revised Description of Nyssa yunnanensis (Nyssaceae)

SUN Bao-Ling1 , 2 , ZHANG Chang-Qin1 **   

  1. 1 Kunming Institute of Botany , Chinese Academy of Sciences , Kunming 650204 , China ;
    2 Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100039 , China
  • Received:2006-05-24 Online:2007-04-25 Published:2007-04-25
  • Contact: ZHANG Chang-Qin

Abstract: Nyssa yunanenesis, a critically endangered plant, is an androdioecious species, but it was established by the type specimens with onlymale flowers and fruits . Because the previous description of the male flower was incomplete or incorrect and the lack of hermaphroditic flower , we revised the original description of the male flower and added the description and illustrated the hermaphroditic flower and fruits .

Key words: Nyssaceae