New Species - Lilium procumbens and its Allies in the Flora of Vietnam

Lilium procumbens – a new species discovered at a limestone ridge in northern Vietnam is unique in having a slender procumbent stem. This paper presents a detailed taxonomic account of the species including a description, illustrations, information on the type, ecology, phenology and distribution, affinity with other congeners, and expected conservation status. A key to all the known Lilium species from Vietnam and an annotated list of them are also provided.

Taiwania 61(1) /2016


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