Boeica konchurangensis sp. nov. (Gesneriaceae), a new species from Gia Lai plateau, Vietnam

8 April 2019

Bui, Quang; Do, Hai; Nguyen, Khang; Linh, Le Thi Mai; Binh, Tran Duc; Son, Doan Hoang; Anh, Tran Thi Phuong; Moeller, Michael

Boeica konchurangensis B.H.Quang, D.V.Hai & Mich.Möller, a new species of Gesneriaceae from Gia Lai Province of Vietnam is described, illustrated, and colour photographs of the species are provided. This species shows morphological similarities with B. porosa, but differs from this species most clearly by a shorter peduncle, a near-actinomorphic purple corolla with a distinctly broad campanulate tube and a shorter capsule.