J Syst Evol ›› 2007, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (1): 90-93.DOI: 10.1360/aps050064

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Miscellaneous notes on the tribe Gardenieae (Rubiaceae) from China and Vietnam

12ZHANG Mei‐De, 1CHEN Wen‐Hong, 1SHUI Yu‐Min*   

  1. 1(Kunming Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204, China)

    2(Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China)
    ymshui@mail.kib.ac.cn
  • Received:2005-04-12 Published:2007-01-18

Abstract: Rubovietnamia aristata Tirveng. and Fosbergia petelotii Merr. ex Tirveng. & Sastre are reported as new records in China, and Rothmannia daweishanensis Y. M. Shui & W. H. Chen as a new record in Vietnam. The three species all belong to the tribe Gardenieae of Rubiaceae. The occurrence of Rubovietnamia aristata in Guangxi and Yunnan represents the first record of the genus Rubovietnamia in China.

Key words: tribe Gardenieae, Rubiaceae, new record, China, Vietnam.