Authors: Wen, F.; Do, T. V.; Hong, X.; Maciejewski, S.; Wei, Y. G.
Publication: Gardens' Bulletin Singapore
Year: 2016
Genera: Boeica

A new species, Boeica ornithocephalantha F.Wen, Y.G.Wei & T.V.Do (Gesneriaceae), is described from the northern part of Vietnam. This new species is most similar to Boeica ferruginea Drake, but clearly differs from the latter by the unusual corolla. A provisional IUCN conservation assessment is provided.