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Oreocharis rubrostriata (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Guangxi, China


A new species of Oreocharis Benth., O. rubrostriata F.Wen & L.E.Yang, is described and illustrated from Rongshui County, Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region, China, and a proposed conservation assessment rates the new species as Critically Endangered (CR).

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This work was supported by the Guangxi Natural Science Foundation (2015GXNSFBB139004), the Key Research and Development Project of Guangxi (Guike AB16380053) and the Scientific Research Foundation of Beijing Municipal Education Commission (KM201410020009).

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Yang, LE., Cen, HF., Sun, H. et al. Oreocharis rubrostriata (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Guangxi, China. Kew Bull 74, 23 (2019).

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  • Flora of Guangxi
  • Jiuwanshan National Natural Reserve
  • new taxon
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