Billolivia cadamensis (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Central Vietnam

Nguyen Quoc Dat, Nguyen Hieu Cuong, Vu Ngoc Long, Luu Hong Truong


Billolivia cadamensis (Gesneriaceae) is described as a new species from the central province of Quang Ngai, Vietnam. The new taxon is close to B. tichii but differs in shorter stem, abaxially glabrous bracts, calyx divided into 5 lobes to base, outside pubescent apical half of corolla tube, oblong or deltoid corolla lobes, dense hairs on apical 3/4 of the ovary and white corolla lobes. A key to all known species of Billolivia of Vietnam is given.



Received 3 November 2016, accepted 27 December 2016, published online 28 December 2016


Gesneriaceae, Billolivia, new species, Vietnam

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