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A new species of Argyreia (Convolvulaceae) from Myanmar

8 April 2019

Abstract

Argyreia decemloba Traiperm, Fujikawa & Staples, a new species of Convolvulaceae from Natma Taung National Park, Chin State, Myanmar, is described here with detailed illustrations and summaries for its distribution, ecology and IUCN conservation statusThis new species is a high-climbing twiner that can be distinguished by a white or pale yellow corolla with a deep red or purple-black colour inside at the base of the tube, a ten-lobed corolla limb, and staminal filament bases expanded and densely covered by hispid hairsArgyreia decemloba is here assessed as Near Threatened (NT) following IUCN Red List categories. © 2019 The Authors.

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