Authors: Xu, Han; Li, Zhen-Yu; Jiang, Hong
Publication: Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
Year: 2008
Genera: Chirita

A new species of Gesneriaceae, Chirita maguanensis Z.Y.Li, H.Jiang & H.Xu, is described from Southern Yunnan, China. It is similar to C. eburnea Hance in its large, fleshy, white and parallel-veined bracts, but differs by having broad and oblique leaves with a repand–crenate or crenate margin, suborbicular bracts, membranous, white calyx, purple corolla-tube, 2-parted lower lip of stigma and lower disc.