Plant Diversity ›› 2002, Vol. 24 ›› Issue (05): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Notes on the Family Araliaceae from China

DENG Yun-Fei   

  1. South China lnstitute of Botany,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650,China
  • Online:2002-10-25 Published:2002-10-25

Abstract: ln the course of studying the flora of N.-W.Guangxi and S.-E.Yunnan,some species of Arali-aceae have been taxonomically revised. 1 new species,Brassaiopsis lianus Y.F.Deng, and 1 new vari-ety, Heteropanax fragans var. ferrugineus Y.F.Deng.ate described. 2 new combinations are made;pentapanax wilsonii(Harms )Shaang var. Plumosus (Li)Y.F.Deng and p.tomentellus var.tomentosus (Hoo)Y.F.Deng.4 names are treated for the first time as synonyms,Kalopanax ricinifolium Miq.var. pilosus Yu is reduced to the synonymy of K.septemlobus (Thunb.) (Zabel) Hand.-Mazz.,Euaraliopsis emeiensis Z.Y.Zhu is reduced to Brassaiopsis ferrugineus (Li) Hoo; pen-tapanax tomentellus var. distinctus Shang is reduced to p. tomentellus var.tomentosus (Hoo)Y.F.Deng ;Aralia caesia Hand.-Mazz .var. pubescens K.M.Feng & D.D.Tao is reduced to pentapanax wilsonii (Harms)Shang var. plumosus (Li)Y.F.Deng. New geogaphical distributions of 6 species are reported: Brassaiopsis gaussenii N.S.Bui is new to Yunnan, also new to China; Macropanax pausineruis Shang is new to Yunnan;Brassaiopsis acuminata Li and Pentapanax trifoliatus Fwng are neu to Xizang.

Key words: Araliaceae, Naew combination, Nem synonym, New record