Plant Diversity ›› 2012, Vol. 34 ›› Issue (2): 151-154.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1143.2012.11161

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One New Series with Its Only New Species of Elatostema (Urticaceae) from Southeast Yunnan, China

 WU  Zeng-Yuan-1、3、4, LI  De-Zhu-1、3, WANG  Hong-1、3,   Wang-Wen-Cai-2   

  1. 1 Key Laboratory of Biodiversity and Biogeography, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, China;
    2 State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China;
    3 Germplasm Bank of Wild Species, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, China;
    4 Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
  • Received:2011-11-11 Online:2012-04-25 Published:2012-02-20

Abstract:

One new series of sect. Weddelia in the genus Elatostema, named ser. Neriifolia, and with its only new species E.neriifolia from SE Yunnan are described and illustrated here. In addition, the morphological differences between these new taxa and their allies are disscussed and their conservation status is also assessed.

Key words: Urticaceae, Elatostema, Sect. Weddelia, New series, New species, China

CLC Number: 

  • Q 949