Magnolia rufisyncarpa (Y.W. Law, R.Z. Zhou & F.G. Wang) C.B. Callaghan & S.K. Png, Callaghan & Png, 2020

Callaghan, Christopher B. & Png, Siak K., 2020, Twenty-six additional new combinations in the Magnolia (Magnoliaceae) of China and Vietnam, PhytoKeys 146, pp. 1-35: 1

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scientific name

Magnolia rufisyncarpa (Y.W. Law, R.Z. Zhou & F.G. Wang) C.B. Callaghan & S.K. Png
status

comb. nov.

Magnolia rufisyncarpa (Y.W. Law, R.Z. Zhou & F.G. Wang) C.B. Callaghan & S.K. Png   comb. nov.

Basionym.

Manglietia rufisyncarpa   Y.W. Law, R.Z. Zhou & F.G. Wang. In: F.G. Wang et al., Nordic J. Bot. 24(5): 519, fig. 1 (2004).

Chinese name.

红雌蕊木莲 meaning "red gynoecium manglietia"

Type.

CHINA. Yunnan Province: Wenshan, Mount Laojun, 1600 m, 12 May 2001, Zhou Ren-zhang 008 (holotype IBSC!; isotype: IBSC n.v.). Same locality, 1800 m, 26 April 2001, Zhou Ren-zhang 0134 (paratype: IBSC n.v.). Guangdong Province: South China Botanical Garden, 30 April 1997, Zhou Ren-zhang 134 (paratypes: IBSC n.v.; P online image!). Digital image of paratype specimen below accessed 15 March 2020:

paratype [P: P00634914]: http://mediaphoto.mnhn.fr/media/1443127138308WwtO3rNrsfBvSzZP

Manglietia insignis   (Wall.) Blume. In: Xia et al. (2008: 56), Sima and Lu (2009: 26) and Sima (2011: 102), each p.p. quoad syn. Manglietia rufisyncarpa   Y.W. Law et al.

Magnolia insignis   Wall. In: Khuraijam and Goel (2015: 109), p.p. quoad syn. Manglietia rufisyncarpa   Y.W. Law, R.Z. Zhou & F.G. Wang.

Note.

Manglietia rufisyncarpa   is listed as a synonym of M. insignis   in Flora of China ( Xia et al. 2008), by Sima and Lu (2009) and by Sima (2011). However, the present authors agree with Wang and co-authors that M. rufisyncarpa   can be more than sufficiently differentiated from M. insignis   (Wall.) Bl. by the diagnostic characters of these two species compiled by Wang et al. (2004: Table 1 View Table 1 ), to substantiate its independent species status. Additionally, M. rufisyncarpa   flowers from April-May whereas M. insignis   flowers from May-June ( Liu et al. 2004: 156). Also, among the many Manglietia   photos in Magnolias of China, the bright red gynoecium of this species, alluded to in its Chinese name, is particularly noticeable as one of only a few exhibiting this colour, with M. insignis   displaying a green gynoecium. Manglietia rufisyncarpa   also does not key out with the original validating descriptions for M. maguanica   Chang & B.L. Chen, M. yunnanensis   Hu or Magnolia shangpaensis   Hu, with which it shares synonymy under Manglietia insignis   in Flora of China. In view of the above, M. rufisyncarpa   is transferred in the present paper to Magnolia   , consistent with the past reduction of the remaining genera of subfamily Magnolioideae  to the genus Magnolia   .