Authors: Xin, Zi-Bing; Li, Rui-Feng; Maciejewski, Stephen; Fu, Long-Fei; Do, Truong Van; Wen, Fang
Publication: PhytoKeys
Year: 2022
Genera: Microchirita

Microchirita minor (Gesneriaceae), a new species from the limestone area in Son La Province, north-western Vietnam, is described here. The new species resembles M. hamosa, but it differs by the combination of corolla tube shape, stamens number and the length of pistil. Detailed morphological description, together with photographic plates, information on phenology, distribution, ecology and preliminary conservation status of the new species are presented.