Aerides phongii (Orchidaceae), a new species from Southern Vietnam

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Averyanov, L. V. ; Loc, P. K. ; Canh, C. X. (2015)
  • Publisher: Altai State University
  • Journal: Turczaninowia (issn: 1560-7267, eissn: 1560-7259)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14258/turczaninowia.17.1.2
  • Subject: Botany | QK1-989
    mesheuropmc: fungi

The paper provides illustrated description of a new orchid species, Aerides phongii, discovered in heavily disturbed primary seasonal tropical broad-leaved woodland of southern Vietnam. Terete subulate leaves and verruculose lip with large verrucose calli on the lip disc define isolated taxonomic position of the species. Discovered plant is assessed preliminarily as critically endangered species.
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