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