A new species of Eustigma (Hamamelidaceae) from Hon Ba Nature Reserve, Vietnam

Hironori Toyama, Shuichiro Tagane, Van Son Dang, Hop Tran, Hidetoshi Nagamasu, Akiyo Naiki, Tetsukazu Yahara

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Abstract

A new species of Hamamelidaceae, Eustigma honbaense H. Toyama, Tagane & V.S. Dang, sp. nov., is described from Hon Ba Nature Reserve, Vietnam. This species is similar to Eustigma oblongifolium Gardner & Champ., but differs from it in having entire leaves, longer infructescences, capsules with a longer apical part and seeds with a larger hilum. A description, preliminary conservation assessment, illustration and photographs of the new species are provided, as well as an updated key to the genus Eustigma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-55
Number of pages9
JournalPhytoKeys
Volume65
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

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Toyama, H., Tagane, S., Dang, V. S., Tran, H., Nagamasu, H., Naiki, A., & Yahara, T. (2016). A new species of Eustigma (Hamamelidaceae) from Hon Ba Nature Reserve, Vietnam. PhytoKeys, 65(1), 47-55. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.65.6726