<i> Conamomum odorum </i> , a new species of Zingiberaceae from central Vietnam

Authors

  • Luu Hong Truong Southern Institute of Ecology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • Tran Huu Dang Southern Institute of Ecology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • Nguyen Quoc Dat Southern Institute of Ecology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • Nguyen Tran Quoc Trung Southern Institute of Ecology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology
  • Tran Gioi Khanh Hoa Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v41n3.13671

Keywords:

Conamomum odorum, fragrant, new species, Vietnam, Zingiberaceae.

Abstract

Conamomum odorum is described as a new species from Khanh Hoa Province, Central Vietnam. It is characterized by sweet smell, striate and narrowly elliptic leaf leaves with short petiole and ligule, ovoid congested inflorescence, pubescent calyx, cream corolla lobes, yellow, obovate and reflexed labellum with median red bands at base and hairy ovary. The new species is illustrated with detailed photographs of key characters and morphologically compared to its closest congeners C. piereanum and C. rubidum. A distribution map of the genus in Vietnam is provided.

 

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Published

23-07-2019

How to Cite

Truong, L. H., Dang, T. H., Dat, N. Q., Trung, N. T. Q., & Gioi, T. (2019). <i> Conamomum odorum </i> , a new species of Zingiberaceae from central Vietnam. Academia Journal of Biology, 41(3). https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v41n3.13671

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