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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7861

Parahellenia yunnanensis

OLD NAME: new species

NEW NAME: Parahellenia yunnanensis

NAME CHANGE NOTES: Newly described species of the new genus Parahellenia

FULL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Parahellenia yunnanensis S.Jin Zeng, N.H. Xia, L.Y. Zeng & Juan Chen

STATUS : accepted


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Parahellenia yunnanensis is similar to P. tonkinensis, but differs in the 3-lobed (vs. rounded) anther crest, longer bracts and calyces, buds with villous margins (vs. densely villous buds), white stigma without (vs. with) red dots at base, appressed or absence of (vs. sharply-bilobed) stigma appendage and orange (vs. yellow) flowers.


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