Vuong Ba Truong

Vuong Ba Truong
Institute of Tropical Biology · Department of Biological Resources

Master of Science
I am collecting specimens of Bulbophyllum for my PhD and Flora of Vietnam

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Introduction
Ba-Vuong Truong currently works at the Department of Biological resources, Institute of Tropical Biology. Vuong does research in Botany, mainly in Orchidaceae taxonomy. Their current project is 'Inventory of Orchids in Hon Ba nature reserve.' and 'Bulbophyllum in center Highland of Vietnam'
Education
May 2013 - May 2015
Prince of Songkla University
Field of study
  • Botany

Publications

Publications (111)
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This paper presents new data on the orchid diversity of Vietnam obtained in 2020–2022. It comprises descriptions of two species new for science (Cleisostoma tatonii and Sarcoglyphis hiepii) and descriptions of four species new for the flora of Vietnam (Cleisostoma aspersum, Gastrochilus nanus, Micropera mannii and Trichoglottis ramosa). All species...
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Bulbophyllum tseanum was found in Quang Nam Province. It is a new record for the orchid flora of Vietnam. Previously this species was recorded in Hong Kong and Hainan (South-East China). Living specimens were collected in Quang Nam province and flowering successfully in a private garden in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province. Based on morphological char...
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Bulbophyllum phanquyetii, from Lai Chau Province was found and described as a new species for science. The new species looks similar to B. guttulatum and B. umbellatum but differs in the connate upper margin of lateral sepals, verruculose sepals and petals, and triangular stelidia. In addition, B. tianguii found in Ha Giang Province is firstly reco...
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The taxonomic treatment of the genus Campanulorchis is herein presented. Short description, data on habitat, phenology, distribution, illustrations and identification key for all species are included. Campanulorchis globifera was firstly recorded for the orchid flora of Cambodia and C. thao firstly recorded in Laos.
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Coelogyne sondangii is described as a species new for science. It allies to the group of former Panisea species with white flowers, namely C. albiflora, C. demissa, C. yunnanensis, C. panchaseensis, and C. sagittata, but differs from them in big flowers, narrowly spatulate lip with erose margin of lobes and irregularly denticulate column wings. In...
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Raphiocarpus taygiangensis , a new species of Gesneriaceae from Tay Giang District, Quang Nam Province, Central Vietnam, is here described and illustrated. The new species is diagnostic by the combination of its long stem, serrate leaf margin, purple spots, purple longitudinal lines, and glandular short hairs inside corolla. Morphological distincti...
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Based on the specimens from 2021-2022, a study on the diversity and distribution of Rubiaceae in Con Dao National Park in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province was defined and identified 73 species and 33 genera. Among them, 6 species have been added to Con Dao National Park, including Benkara depauperata, Benkara hoaensis, Benkara scandens, Psychotria serpen...
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A yellow-flowered Chiloschista (Orchidaceae, Aeridinae) with brown-spotted tepals is described as a new species. It was initially collected in Son La Province, Thuan Chau District, and later flowered in cultivation when it was identified as a new specie. This new species resembles C. parishii and C. himalaica in habit, shape and color of the flower...
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This paper presents new data on the orchid diversity of Vietnam obtained in 2015–2021. It contains descriptions of three new species (Cleisostoma furcatum, Malleola micrantha, Schoenorchis hungii), one new variety (Chiloschista parishii var. minutiflora) and one new form (Cleisostoma furcatum forma albiflora). Additionally six species, Ascocentrops...
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Additional names not accounted for in recent treatments of the orchids of Myanmar are noted, along with some other ancillary studies. Nine new combinations are proposed, viz. Brachypeza uniflora, Eulophia citrina, E. pulchella, Holcosia pseudotaiwaniana, H. taiwaniana, Phreatia emarginata, P. minuscula, P. perpusilla, and Vanda hennisiana. One new...
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An updated checklist of the family Burmanniaceae in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam is provided. The checklist comprises a single genus, Burmannia, and 15 species, of which one is fully autotrophic, six species are partially mycoheterotrophic, and eight species are fully mycoheterotrophic (non-photosynthetic). Burmannia itoana earlier known only from Ja...
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A species, new to science, is described from Son La province, Vietnam. The new species is similar to B. yongtaiense, B. layae and B. sridithii in the hairy lip at base but clearly differs by the papillose margin and inner surface of dorsal sepal and petals, lip without mid keel and dense hairs on lateral keels, stelidia 2 times longer than 3 simila...
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Lasianthus kbangensis V.S.Dang, Vuong & Naiki, a new species belonging to Lasianthus sect. Nudiflorae of Rubiaceae from the Central Highlands of Vietnam, is described and illustrated. This new species is similar to L. oblongilobus H. Zhu, but differs in having larger leaves, longer petioles, smaller calyx (calyx lobes) and corolla, and the color of...
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Acanthophippium sylhetense Lindl. (Orchidaceae) is reported as a new record for the Vietnamese flora.Taxonomic notes and a key to the species of Acanthophippium in Vietnam are also provided.
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Two new species of shrubs in the genus Lasianthus Jack (Rubiaceae), L. naikii V.S.Dang & Vuong sp. nov. and L. sonlangensis V.S.Dang, Vuong & Quan sp. nov. from Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve of Gia Lai Province in southern Vietnam, are described and illustrated. The similarities and differences of two new species with the morphologically closest alli...
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Species of the genus Burmannia possess distinctive and highly elaborated flowers with prominent floral tubes that often bear large longitudinal wings. Complicated floral structure of Burmannia hampers understanding its floral evolutionary morphology and biology of the genus. In addition, information on structural features believed to be taxonomical...
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Bulbophyllum mamillatum Vuong, Aver., V.S.Dang is described as a new species for science and B. retusum H. Jiang, D.P. Ye & J.D. Ya is reported as a new national record for the orchid flora of Vietnam. Both species belong to Bulbophyllum sect. Brachyantha Rchb.f. and were discovered in northern Vietnam. Description of new the species is presented....
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Hapaline kimthoae K.Z.Hein, Vuong & V.C.Nguyen from Da Nang province, Vietnam, is described and illustrated as a species new to science. Description, colour plates, discussion of similar taxa, phenology, distribution and a preliminary conservation status assessment are provided. With this discovery, Vietnam now holds a total of five Hapaline specie...
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The paper presents a taxonomic review of Bulbophyllum section Rhytionanthos for the flora of Vietnam and provides the key for its species' identification. A new species, B. truongtamii and a new variety, B. taeniophyllum var. denticulatoalatum are described for science. Bulbophyllum nodosum is reported for the first time from the country. Bulbophyl...
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VIETBIO [Innovative approaches to biodiversity discovery and characterisation in Vietnam] is a bilateral German-Vietnamese research and capacity building project focusing on the development and transfer of new methods and technology towards an integrated biodiversity discovery and monitoring system for Vietnam. Dedicated field training and testing...
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Gastrochilus pankajkumarii, found in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, is described as a new species for science. The protologue includes color analytical photos of the new species and data on phenology, ecology, and distribution. Morphological comparisons with similar species are presented.
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Cirrhopetalum roseopunctatum is illustrated from the type specimen. It is found to be conspecific with the later Cirrhopetalum annamense. In Bulbophyllum the combined entities must be known as B. annamense due to the earlier B. roseopunctatum Schltr.
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A new species, Chamaeanthus averyanovii is described from Vietnam. It resembles C. brachystachys in many features but can be differentiated on the basis of leaves and morphological details of flower. The manuscript presents description, illustrated color plate and data on its phenology, ecology, and distribution. Morphological resemblance of the ne...
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A new species, Chamaeanthus averyanovii is described from Vietnam. It resembles C. brachystachys in many features but can be differentiated on the basis of leaves and morphological details of flower. The manuscript presents description, illustrated color plate and data on its phenology, ecology, and distribution. Morphological resemblance of the ne...
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Mycaranthes latifolia Blume, distributed from Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra to Java is now reported for the first time in Vietnam. A morphological description, colour plate and line drawings, information on habitat and phenology are provided. An identification key to the species of Mycaranthes in Vietnam is also provided.
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Bulbophyllum xuansonii belonging to section Brachystachyae, discovered in Ninh Binh and Son La provinces is described here as a new species for science. This species is similar to B. xylophyllum and B. gracilipes but can be easily distinguished by the smaller habit and shape of tepals and stelidia. Additionally, B. gracilipes found in Lam Dong Prov...
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The new species, Bulbophyllum manhdatii (B. sect. Brachyantha) discovered in Da Lat Plateau, Lam Dong Province (southern Vietnam) is described here. This new species is close to B. pumilio but clearly differs in densely crowded pseudobulbs and their shape, shorter inflorescence, lateral sepals forming a narrow acute tube slightly flattened at the b...
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The mycoheterotrophic genus Thismia shows a great number of structural and ecological traits which are rare or unique for angiosperms. Pollen morphology of this genus is still poorly known. Pollen of Thismia was reported to be porate with one to several pores. Position of the pores is unknown, and therefore, the pollen type has not been established...
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A new species from the Central Highlands of Vietnam, Bulbophyllum vulinhae, referrable to Bulbophyllum sect. Racemosae (Orchidaceae) is described and illustrated. In addition, B. allenkerrii from the same section is reported from Vietnam for the first time. Morphological description, illustrations, data on ecology and phenology for both species are...
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A Bulbophyllum is described as new to science. Bulbophyllum baosangii was found in Ha Giang province, Vietnam. It resembles Bulb. nipondhii (Seidenf.) and Bulb. thaiorum (J. J. Sm.), but can be recognized by its habit, flower details and colour of the flowers. The paper presents a morphological description and illustrations based on collected mater...
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A study to assess the diversity of medicinal plant resources in Kon Ka Kinh National Park in Gia Lai province was carried out. A total of 486 species of medicinal plants belonging to 348 genera, 112 families of five phyla of vascular plants were identified. There are 10 families with the most species (182 species) accounting for 37.4% of the total...
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Dendrobium parahendersonii discovered in southern Vietnam is described as new species to science. It belongs to D. sect. Crumenata, and resembles D. hendersonii and D. exile in having a filiform, reed-like stem swollen at the base into a quadrangular ellipsoid pseudobulb and flowering from the leafless part of stem but differs clearly in the detail...
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The paper provides a short review of Bulbophyllum species recorded in Laos and Vietnam during the two last decades and continues the publication of results of our successive studies of the genus in this area. It presents data on two new species for science discovered in Laos (Bulbophyllum pachypodum) and Vietnam (B. neglectipetalum), one lesser kno...
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An overview of the orchid genus Corybasin Vietnam is presented. It was known to be represented by a single species, C. annamensis. In this article, we report two new records, C. himalaicus,and C. geminigibbus. Detailed descriptions, synonyms, type data, information on ecology and phenology, distribution and color plates are provided for all thre...
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Recent fieldwork in Ha Giang province, Northern Vietnam resulted in the collection of Pholidota longipes, a species only known in South‐Central China. Thus, we herein report the first record of the species for the Orchid Flora of Vietnam. Morphological description and illustrations based on living collected materials, data on phenology, geographica...
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Nghiên cứu đa dạng họ Lan (Orchidaceae) ở Nam Bộ được thực hiện trong hai năm 2018 và 2019 nhằm mục tiêu đánh giá được thực trạng đa dạng thành phần loài lan ở vùng này. Các phương pháp được sử dụng bao gồm: phương pháp điều tra thực địa và thu mẫu, phương pháp so sánh hình thái kết hợp với tra cứu các tài liệu chuyên ngành về họ Lan. Kết quả nghiê...
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Aspidistra peltata, a new species morphologically allied to A. tonkinensis (= A. fungilliformis subsp. formosa; A. formosa) discovered in northern Vietnam, is described and illustrated. From the closely related A. tonkinensis, the new species differs in having an erect stem 4–14 cm tall, much smaller leaves, smaller flowers, filamentose stamens, a...
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The new species discovered in Thanh Hoa Province of northern Vietnam described here as a new species for science. It is similar to B. muscicola but differs in smaller habit, inflorescence shorter than leaves, shorter lateral sepals with unequally lobed blunt apex, and slender stelidia. The newly described species also can be compared with B. japoni...
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A new variety, Bulbophyllum blaoense var. flavescences (B. sect. Cirrhopetaloides) discovered in southern Vietnam is described here. In addition, two species, B. caudatum and B. kwangtungense (B. sect. Desmosanthes) found in the northern part of the country are firstly recorded and documented for the flora of Vietnam. Morphological description and...
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Zingiber #magang and Z. #tamii, two new species of #Zingiber sect. #Cryptanthium (#Zingiberaceae) from central #Vietnam are described and illustrated. Information on their distribution, ecology, phenology, uses and vernacular names are provided. A preliminary IUCN conservation assessment of each of these species is proposed. A key to species of Zin...
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The new species, Gastrochilus dresslerii (G. sect. Microphyllae) discovered in northern Vietnam (Ha Giang Province) is described and illustrated, and data on its phenology, ecology, and distribution is provided. Morphological resemblance of discovered plant with allied species are also discussed.
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Thismia is characterized by an exceptionally complicated floral morphology that is currently not understood properly. In the taxonomic literature, descriptive rather than morphological terms are often applied to parts of the flower in Thismia, relating to the general appearance of the floral organs instead of their precise homologies. Precise under...
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A new epiphytic species Vaccinium chlaenophyllum Vuong, V.H.Bui & V.S.Dang is described from Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Vaccinium chlaenophyllum is similar to V. pseudospadiceum but differs from it by having an epiphyte habit, smaller leaves, shorter calyx lobes and corolla, and a glabrous filament. A morphological descr...
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Bulbophyllum sridithii a new species to science is described and illustrated from Kon Ka Kinh National Park of Vietnam. The new species belongs to the section Cirrhopetaloides and resembles B. layae, B. hirundinis, B. electrinum, B. pecten-veneris and B. tingabarinum but differs in the size and shape of pseudobulbs, the shape of the leaf blade, and...
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Bulbophyllum trongquyetii is described as new for science from Vietnam. Detailed morphological description, illustration, data on distribution, and phenology are provided. Described species resembles B. nipondhii but differs in the bigger size of plant, longer inflorescence, and uniform yellow or reddish-orange flowers. It can be also compared with...
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A study of medicinal plant resource of Cham minority from Bac Binh District in Binh Thuan Province resulted in the identification of 132 species, 119 genera, 53 families of three phyla of vascular plants (Polypodiophyta, Pinophyta and Magnoliophyta). Of those, six species were listed in the Vietnamese Red Data Book (2007) and the Decision No 06/201...
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A study of medicinal plant resource of Cham minority from Bac Binh District in Binh Thuan Province resulted in the identification of 132 species, 119 genera, 53 families of three phyla of vascular plants (Polypodiophyta, Pinophyta and Magnoliophyta). Of those, six species were listed in the Vietnamese Red Data Book (2007) and the Decision No 06/201...
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The paper presents new data on the orchid diversity in Vietnam obtained in 2016-2020. It contains descriptions of one genus (Apetalanthe) and two species new to science (Apetalanthe gracilis, Nervilia appressifolia), as well as one genus (Neottianthe) and four species (Calanthe tricarinata, Collabium yunnanense, Dendrobium praecinctum, Neottianthe...
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DNA barcoding using the nuclear internal transcribed spacer (ITS) has become prevalent in surveys of fungal diversity. This approach is, however, associated with numerous caveats, including the desire for speed, rather than accuracy, through the use of automated analytical pipelines, and the shortcomings of reference sequence repositories. Here we...
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The genus Octarrhena (Orchidaceae) is distributed predominantly in Malesia and Papuasia. Its presence in eastern Indochina was uncovered as recently as in 2015 simultaneously with a description of O. minuscula from the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Here, we describe two more species of the genus, O. emarginata and O. perpusilla, also endemic to thi...
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Vanilla tiendatii, discovered in limestone mountain area of Quang Binh Province in Northern Vietnam, is described as a species new for science. Morphologically this species appears to be closely related to V. yesiniana and V. albida, but well differs in the leaf shape, flower color, lip densely papillate-hairy at apex, and column fimbriate-hairy in...
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Sunipia quangdangii (Orchidaceae) discovered in southern Vietnam (Lam Dong Province, Da Lat City area) is described and illustrated as a new species for science. It is most close to S. pallida but differs in smooth petals, saccate hypochile with erose margin, small triangular side lobes and terete epichile. The new species is also similar to S. and...
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Loxostigma puhoatense N.D. Do et al., sp. nov. , a new species of Gesneriaceae, is described and illustrated from Pu Hoat Nature Reserve, Nghe An Province, Vietnam. This species is morphologically similar to L. dongxingensis and L. damingshanensis in the plant habit, indumentum system of vegetative and reproductive characters, shape of leaf blades,...
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The orchid species new for science, Cylindrolobus chienii (Orchidaceae) discovered on Chu Mu Mountain, M'Drak District, Dak Lak Province of southern Vietnam is described and illustrated. It morphologically close to C. gloensis and C. bidupensis but differs from them in glabrous 2-flowered inflorescence, calli on labellum and character of the lip in...
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We present the first taxonomic account of the family Thismiaceae in the countries of Eastern Indochina. A single genus of Thismiaceae, Thismia, with eight species is known to inhabit this region. Six species, including four national endemics, are found in Vietnam, whereas Cambodia and Laos each has a single and endemic species of Thismia. We report...
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The original description for this species Cylindrolobus foetidus (Aver.) Schuit., Y. P. Ng et h. A. PederSeN (syn. Eria foetida Aver.) was prepared from poor specimens, so it was missing some details on labellum e. g. median keels on mid lobe and hairs on two lamellae as well as median keel. This paper presents a more detailed description for this...
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An overview of the orchid genus Corybas in Vietnam is presented. It was known to be represented by a single species, C. annamensis. In this article, we report two new records, C. himalaicus, and C. geminigibbus. Detailed descriptions, synonyms, type data, information on ecology and phenology, distribution and color plates are provided for all three...
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Bulbophyllum leysianum (sect. Hyalosema) and B. ovalifolium (sect. Macrocaulia) are recorded as new for the flora of Vietnam. Both species originate from the Hon Ba Nature Reserve (Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam). The first was found as an epiphyte on fallen branch in riparian lowland forest, while the second was recorded on small branches in a canopy...
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Diversity and taxonomy of the mycoheterotrophic genus Lecanorchis (Orchidaceae) in Vietnam is reappraised. Four species are confirmed, including two new records, L. moritae Suetsugu & T.C. Hsu and L. taiwaniana S.S. Ying. In addition, the occurrence of L. nigricans Honda in Vietnam is supported by image records, but further confirmation is still ne...
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Based on the specimens collected from Hon Ba Nature Reseve of Khanh Hoa Province during 2013 - 2018, the total of eighteen species of genus Lasianthus Jack were recorded. Among them, one new recorded species (L. membranaceoideus) and corolla and mature fruit morphology of one species (L. stephanocalycinus) were added for the flora of Vietnam. A det...
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Coelogyne longipes Lindl., a species of of the Orchidaceae, is newly recorded for Vietnam’s flora. This species has previously been found in Bhutan, Northeast India (Himalayas, Sikkim, Khasia Hills); Southwest China (SE Xizang, W to SE Yunnan) and in Laos, Myanmar and Thailand. This collected species from Vietnam are also redescribed and illustrate...
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Modern taxonomic revision of Bulbophyllum sect. Lemniscata in the flora of Vietnam based on available collections and literature data reports 5 species (Bulbophyllum averyanovii, B. chelicerum, B. comosum B. hirtum, and B. lemniscatoides), one of which (B. chelicerum) is described as a new for science. For all accepted taxa the paper provides valid...
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Three species, Bulbophyllum layae, B. metallica and B. papilligerum (all from sect. Cirrhopetalum) are described as new for science. All of these novelties are local endemics of limestone areas of northern Vietnam. Additionally, three species, B. alcicorne (sect. Brachystachya), B. psittacoglossum and B. yunnanense (both from sect. Sestochilus) are...