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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2006, Vol. 26 ›› Issue (5): 527-531.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2006.05.005

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Taxonomic revision of the genus Parakmeria Hu & Cheng (Magnoliaceae)

LIN Qi;DUAN Lin-Dong;YUAN Qiong;LI Ming-Hong;XIE Yong-Hong   

  1. (1.Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093)(2.Shaoyang University, Shaoyang 422004) (3.Nanyue Arboretum, Hengyang 421900)
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2006-09-20 Published:2006-09-20
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Abstract: Based on the study of specimens and field observations, Parakmeria Hu & Cheng was revised in the paper.The brief taxonomic history was given, the reasons for conserving Parakmeria Hu & Cheng was expounded.Section Gynopodium of Magnolia Linn. subgenus Gynopodium Figlar & Noot. Was regarded as a new synonym of Parakmeria Hu & Cheng, Magnolia yunnanensis (Hu) Noot. and M. nitida W. W. Smith var. robusta B. L. Chen & Noot. as new synonyms of Parakmeria yunnanensis Hu, Magnolia omeiensis (Cheng) Dandy, M. lotungensis Chun & C. H. Tsoong, M. nitida W. W. Smith var. lotungensis (Chun & C. H. Tsoong) B. L. Chen & Noot. and Parakmeria lotungensis (Chun & C. H. Tsoong) Law as new synonyms of Parakmeria omeiensis Cheng. Four species were recognized, keyed and described in the genus.

Key words: Parakmeria Hu &, Cheng, Magnoliaceae, Taxonomic revision

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