Studies on the genus Capparis L. (Capparaceae) in Lao PDR. II: A new species from the Khammouan karst

Silvio Fici, Keooudone Souvannakhoummane, Somsanith Bouamanivong

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Abstract

A new species of Capparis, Capparis lanceolatifolia, is described and illustrated from central LaoPDR, where it is known from a single limestone doline in the Hinboun District, KhammouanProvince. The new species is characterized by narrowly lanceolate leaves, racemose inflorescencebearing trifid bracts and small size of flower. Its affinities with related taxa and conservationstatus are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-7
Number of pages3
JournalWebbia
Volume73
Publication statusPublished - 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Plant Science

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