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Bulletin of Botanical Research ›› 2016, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (5): 641-646.doi: 10.7525/j.issn.1673-5102.2016.05.001

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Notes on the genus Elatostema(Urticaceae) of China

WANG Wen-Tsai   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Scienses, Beijing 100093
  • Received:2015-03-12 Online:2016-09-15 Published:2016-09-27

Abstract: (1)Two species of the genus Elatostema(Urticaceae), E.villosistipulum and E.longgangense, are described as new from Guangxi Autonomous Rejion, and the diagnostic differences between them and their allies are given respectively; (2)E.lineolatum var. integrifolium is newly recorded to the flora of China; (3)The descriptions of pistillate capitula, pistillate flower and achene of E.brevipedunculatum and E.lineolatum var. integrifolium are given for the first time; (4)The time of occurrence of the ribbed achenes peculiar to the genus Elatostema is briefly discussed.

Key words: Urticaceae, Elatostema, new species, variety, new record, supplementary description, ribbed achene

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