A New Species of Rhodiola (Crassulaceae) from Western Sichuan, China

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:Li, T, ZHANG, HAO
Journal:Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature
Volume:20
Issue:1
Date Published:2010
ISBN Number:1055-3177
Keywords:Crassulaceae
Abstract:

Abstract Rhodiola wenchuanensis Tao Li a petal to stamen length ratio less than or equal to 1; crimson sepals, petals, and ripe fruits; and a carpel that is not developed in the staminate flower. The new species is assigned to series Bupleuroides (Frodin) S. H. Fu within section Rhodiola L. on the basis of its dioecy and its flowers in terminal corymbs with four or five erect, shortly oblong carpels with the apex not revolute and the base broad.Abstract Rhodiola wenchuanensis Tao Li a petal to stamen length ratio less than or equal to 1; crimson sepals, petals, and ripe fruits; and a carpel that is not developed in the staminate flower. The new species is assigned to series Bupleuroides (Frodin) S. H. Fu within section Rhodiola L. on the basis of its dioecy and its flowers in terminal corymbs with four or five erect, shortly oblong carpels with the apex not revolute and the base broad.

URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.3417/2008025
Short Title:Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature
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