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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2008, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (2): 143-146.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2008.02.005

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Additions to the Orchidaceae of China

HU Ai-Qun;YE De-Ping;XING Fu-Wu*   

  1. (1.South China Botanical Garden,The Chinese Academy of Sciences,Guangzhou 510650) (2.Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100049) (3.The Forest Bureau of Cuiyun,Simao 665000)
  • Received:1900-01-01 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2008-03-20 Published:2008-03-20
  • Contact: XING Fu-Wu
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Abstract: Bulbophyllum albibracteum Seidenf., a newly recorded orchid of China, is described and illustrated. It is mainly characterized by its conspicuously large, white and recurved bracts with serrulate edges, short hairs along abaxial midnerve of sepals, and erect stylids reaching 1 mm long. Malaxis matsudai (Yamamoto) Hatusima and Cheirostylis takeoi (Hayata) Schltr. are reported from Mailand China for the first time.

Key words: Bulbophyllum albibracteum, Malaxis matsudai, Cheirostylis takeoi, Orchidaceae, new record, Mainland China, China

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