Authors: Han, Meng-Qi; Pan, Bo; Zou, Ling-Li; Liu, Yan
Publication: Phytotaxa
Year: 2017
Genera: Oreocharis

Oreocharis purpurata B.Pan, M.Q.Han & Yan Liu, a new species of Gesneriaceae from central Hunan, China, is described and illustrated here. It is morphologically similar to O. pinnatilobata. The major difference is the two glandular ridges glands on the ventral corolla throat, which may be associated with pollinator attractions.

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