Plants

A New Slipper Orchid from Northern Laos

A New Slipper Orchid from Northern Laos

New Species, Plants October 26, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Novataxa | Journal: Orchideen Journal Category: Plants | Taxa: Paphiopedilum rungsuriyanum | Named for: Niwat Rungruang Other reports: A new and very distinct species of the genus Paphiopedilum from north-Laos is described

A new genus of flower from Vietnam

A new genus of flower from Vietnam

New Species, Plants April 14, 2014 at 9:59 am

Based on molecular and morphological data, the new genus Billolivia with five new species is described, from Vietnam.  

Discovery of four new species of camellia in Vietnam

Discovery of four new species of camellia in Vietnam

New Species, Plants February 12, 2014 at 12:00 am

Main Report: Vietnamnet | Journal: Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature Category: Plants | Taxa: Camellia duyana, Camellia ligustrina, Camellia bugiamapensis | Named for: Other reports: The four new species of Camellia were collected from the Da Lat Plateau and the Lang Biang Massif phytogeographic region in southern Vietnam. The new finds are morphologically dissimilar to known Camellia species. These species are endemic to the mountain temperate climate and to the lowland tropical rainforests of Vietnam.