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Zingiber skornickovae, a new species of Zingiberaceae from Central Vietnam



Zingiber skornickovae, a new species from central Vietnam, is described and illustrated. A comparison with the two most closely related species of Zingiber sect. CryptanthiumZ. thorelii and Z. recurvatum, and a key to all procumbent flowering species in Vietnam are provided.


IUCN, Quảng Ngãi Province, taxonomy, Zingiber section Cryptanthium, Monocots

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