New Monkey Fruit from Vietnam

Main report: Garcinia hopii: A new species of Mangosteen from Vietnam
(Sciency Thoughts Blog)

Scientific Paper: Phytokeys    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Garcinia hopii
Species named for: Hop Tran
Categories: New Species | Plants

Found in Bidoup Nui Ba National Park in Vietnam, the new species is an evergreen tree reaching 10 m in height, with pale grey or brown bark, large dark green leaves on reddish green stems, and dark red flowers that turn green as they age.

A new species of Lobster-claw from Panama
Literally lost in the early 1800's, a monitor lizard species is rediscovered in Papua New Guinea

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *