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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2007, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (2): 131-132.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2007.02.002

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A New Variety and a New Forma of Chimonanthus Lindl. from Shennongjia, China

ZHAO Bing;GONG Mei-Xiang;ZHANG Qi-Xiang   

  1. School of Landscape Architecture,Beijing Forestry University, The Flower Engineering and Technological research Center of China,Beijing 100083
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2007-03-20 Published:2007-03-20
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Abstract: This paper describes a new variety and a new forma of Chimonanthus praecox L. The main difference between new variety and Chimonanthus praecox var. praecox is that the middle petal of new variety is very convolved and the color of middle petal is white or gold yellow. which is mainly distributed in Shennongjia. the variety of Chimonanthus praecox var. reflexa with white petal is looked upon a new forma.

Key words: Chimonanthus Lindl., Chimonanthus praecox var. reflexa, Chimonanthus praecox var. reflexa f. versicolor, varieties, forma, Shennongjia Forest District

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