Studies on the genus Capparis L. (Capparaceae) in Lao PDR. V: A new species from limestones of the Luang Prabang Province

Silvio Fici, Keooudone Souvannakhoummane

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Abstract

A new species of Capparis L., C. lianosa Fici & Souvannakhoummane, is described and illustratedfrom limestones of the Muang Ngoi District, Luang Prabang Province, in northern Lao PDR. Th enew species, belonging to Capparis sect. Monostichocalyx Radlk., is related to C. zeylanica L., differingin several characters as the shorter stipular thorns, the leaves with apex acuminate, the shorter,glabrous or glabrescent gynophore and the flattened stigma.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-118
Number of pages6
JournalAdansonia
Volume42
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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  • Plant Science

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