Amana wanzhensis L.Q.Huang, B.X.Han & K.Zhang,

Han, Bangxing, Zhang, Ke & Huang, Luqi, 2014, Amana wanzhensis (Liliaceae), a new species from Anhui, China, Phytotaxa 177 (2), pp. 118-124: 120

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.177.2.3

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/432BCB70-BB56-FFA2-FF16-81954045F8F6

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Felipe

scientific name

Amana wanzhensis L.Q.Huang, B.X.Han & K.Zhang
status

sp. nov.

Amana wanzhensis L.Q.Huang, B.X.Han & K.Zhang  , sp. nov. ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1)

Haec  species nova ad A. erythronioides affinis  , sed bracteis minoribus (0.1–0.5 cm longis), antherae luteae, tepalis deciduis differt.

Type: — China. Anhui Province: Ningguo City, Xianxia Town , 30°34’ 79’’N, 119°22’97”E, alt. 735 m, 18 March 2013, B  . X. Han & X. W  . Song 2012125 (holotype, ACM!, isotype, PE!)    .

Perennial herbs; bulbs ovoid, 1.5–2.5 cm in diameter, tunics brown, papery, pilose inside. Stems 15–30 cm tall, glabrous, simple. Leaves 2, opposite, lanceolate, green, 15–30 cm long, 1–3 cm wide, entire, obviously vein. Bracts usually 3 in number, not whorled, ribbon, 0.1–0.5 cm long, floral deciduous. Flowers solitary, funnel-shaped; tepals 6, white, with a green blotch at the base and brown strips on the back; Stamens 6, two-wheeled, anthers 0.4–0.6 cm long, yellow, filaments 0.5–0.7 cm long, white. Oval ovaries, yellowish-green, 0.6 cm long, styles 1 cm long. Fruits triquetrous, 1–2 cm long, 0.5–1 cm wide. Flowers in February or March and fruits in March or April. The new species is closely related to A. erythronioides  , but readily distinguished from it by having shorter bracts (0.1–0.5 cm long), yellow anthers, deciduous tepals.

Distribution and habitat: — A. wanzhensis  is endemic to Xianxia Town, Ningguo City, Anhui Province, where it is widespread. It mostly grows in moist bamboo forests or meadow with elevation ranging from 600 to 800 m.

B

Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Zentraleinrichtung der Freien Universitaet

W

Naturhistorisches Museum Wien

ACM

Australian Collection of Microorganisms

PE

Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Liliales

Family

Liliaceae

Genus

Amana