Plant Diversity ›› 2012, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (2): 137-144.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1143.2012.11165

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Four New Species and One Variety of Elatostema (Urticaceae) from China

WANG Wen Tsai   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China
  • Received:2011-11-21 Online:2012-04-25 Published:2012-02-07


One variety, Elatostema bijiangense var. weixiense, belonging to sect. Weddellia ser. Crenata, one species, E.cucullatonaviculare, belonging to sect. Elatostema ser. Cuspidata, two species, E.luoi and E.heterogrammicum, belonging to sect. Elatostema ser. nanchuanensia, and one species, E.fugongense, belonging to sect. Elatostema ser. Albopilosa, are described as new from China.

Key words: Urticaceae, Elatostema, New species, New variety, China

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