Paradrymonia badia (Gesneriaceae), a new species from the Guiana Shield

  • Christian Feuillet Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution
  • Laurence E. Skog Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution
  • Denis Barabé Institut de Recherche en Biologie Végétale, Université de Montréal, Jardin Botanique de Montréal
Keywords: Guianas, Paradrymonia badia

Abstract

Paradrymonia badia sp. nov. is described from cultivated material originally collected in the Guianas. The new species has the same habit and grows in similar habitat as P. campostyla, but differs mainly from P. campostyla by the characters of the corolla: shape, size, and by the color and pattern of the markings inside the corolla tube.

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Published
2018-11-20
How to Cite
Feuillet, C., Skog, L. E., & Barabé, D. (2018). Paradrymonia badia (Gesneriaceae), a new species from the Guiana Shield. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 12(2), 549-554. Retrieved from https://journals.brit.org/jbrit/article/view/959