Authors: Li, Zhen-Yu; Liu, Yan
Publication: Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica
Year: 2004
Genera: Hemiboea

A new species of Gesneriaceae, Herniboea rubribracteata Z. Y. Li & Yan Liu, is described from Guanqxi, China. The new species is similar to H. cavaleriei Levl. in its leaf form, but differs by its robust and rigid stem, red involucre, longer calyx lobes, corolla white and glabrous outside, lower lip of corolla 3-lobed to middle.