Plant Diversity ›› 1998, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (04): 1-3.

• Articles •    

A New Genus of Caryophyllaceae from China

ZHANG Xiao- Ping, GUO Xin- Hu   

  1. Department of Biology, Anhui Normal University, Wuhu 241000
  • Online:1998-08-25 Published:1998-08-25

Abstract: A new genus Pseudocerastium from Mt. Jiuhua, Anhui, E China, is described and illustrated. The genus is typified by P. stellarioides and is considered most closely related to Cerastium, Stellaria and Myosoton. Stellaria diversiflora is new recorded to China.

Key words: Pseudocerastium