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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.296.1.7

Epimedium zhaotongense (Berberidaceae), a New Species from Yunnan Province, China

NENG WEI, YAN-JUN ZHANG, ZHUN XU, ELIZABETH MWIHAKI KAMANDE, VERONICAH MUTELE NGUMBAU, GUANG-WAN HU

Abstract


Epimedium zhaotongense, a new species of Berberidaceae from Yunnan Province, China, is described and illustrated here. It is similar to E. membranaceum but differs by its simple raceme, leaflet shape, the microstructure of abaxial leaflet surface, flower size, relative ratio of length to width of inner sepals, and prolonged rhizome.


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