Authors: Xu, Wei-Bin; Huant, Yu-Song; Peng, Ri-Cheng; Zhuang, Xue-Ying
Publication: Nordic Journal of Botany
Year: 2012
Genera: Hemiboea

Hemiboea sinovietnamica W. B. Xu & X. Y. Zhuang, a new species of Gesneriaceae from a limestone area along the boundary of Sino‐Vietnam, is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to H. longgangensis Z. Y. Li with its yellowish corolla, but differs in having leaf blades glabrous on both sides, involucre trigonous, 2–3 cm in diameter, glabrous outside, glabrous cymes, a white calyx that is glabrous outside, and glabrous pistil and capsule.