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AuthorG.L.C. Bramley
TitleRevision of Cyrtandra section Dissimiles (Gesneriaceae)
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
Volume50
Year2005
Issue1
Pages163-189
ISSN0006-5196
KeywordsCyrtandra; section Dissimiles; Malesia; taxonomy
AbstractSection Dissimiles C.B. Clarke is reviewed. Eleven species are known, one of which is newly described here (C. fulvisericea), and one species is reduced to synonymy (C. producta = C. trisepala).
The section is centred on Borneo, with two outlying species in Sumatra and one in Peninsular Malaysia.
Section Dissimiles is defined by a unique combination of characters, the most distinctive of these are: a zygomorphic calyx (the upper three lobes are fused to form one but the tips remain free, and the lower two lobes are completely separated to the base); anisophyllous leaf pairs, and a small (generally less than 2 cm long), predominantly white, somewhat translucent corolla.
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