J Syst Evol ›› 2008, Vol. 46 ›› Issue (6): 929-932.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1002.2008.07131

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Fagopyrum crispatifolium J. L. Liu, a new species of Polygonaceae from Sichuan, China

1Jian-Lin LIU*; 2Yu TANG*; 1Ming-Zhong XIA; 3Ji-Rong SHAO*; 1Guang-Ze CAI; 1Qiang LUO; 2Jun-Xiu SUN   

  1. 1(Department of Agronomy, Xichang College, Xichang, Sichuan 615013, China)
    2(Department of Food Science, Sichuan Higher Institute of Cuisine, Chengdu 610072, China)
    3(College of Life Science, Sichuan Agricultural University, Ya’an, Sichuan 625014, China)
  • Received:2007-10-10 Published:2008-11-18

Abstract: Fagopyrum crispatifolium J. L. Liu, a new species of the Polygonaceae from Luojishan, Puge, Si-chuan Province, China, is described. This species is closely related to F. gracilipes (Hemsl.) Damm. & Diels, but differs in having leaf blade bullate on the surface, margin corrugated with irregular sinuous-crenate, crenate or crenellate, cyme conferted. It is tetraploid with 2n=4x=32.

Key words: Chromosome number, Fagopyrum, Fagopyrum crispatifolium J. L. Liu, new species, Sichuan, China