Porandra microphylla Y. Wan (Commelinaceae): A new distributional record for Vietnam

Vu Tien Chinh, Tran Thi Phuong Anh, Bui Hong Quang, Nguyen The Cuong


Porandra microphylla Y. Wan, is a newly recorded species for the flora of Vietnam. This species was collected from Lai Chau and Vinh Phuc province of the country. Morphologically, P. microphylla is closely related to Porandra scandens D.Y. Hong, but differs by its smaller and abaxially glabrous leaves and oblong or subglobose anthers.


Commelinaceae, Porandra, P. microphylla, new record, Vietnam

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7160/v38n3.7486

Published by Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology