Authors: Hong, X.; Zhou, S.-B.; Wen, F.
Publication: Blumea
Year: 2014
Genera: Petrocodon

A new species of Gesneriaceae from south-western Guangxi, China, Petrocodon villosus, is described and illustrated. It resembles P. ferrugineus, but is differentiated by several characters, such as the size of bracts, calyx and corolla, the indumentum of leaf blades, calyx, filaments and the outside of the corolla; the corolla tube shape, limb and lobes, the disc and stigma. A description of P. villosus, together with illustrations, habitat description and a diagnostic comparison are presented.