Thismia hongkongensis (Thismiaceae): a new mycoheterotrophic species from Hong Kong, China, with observations on floral visitors and seed dispersal

@inproceedings{Mar2015ThismiaH,
  title={Thismia
hongkongensis (Thismiaceae): a new mycoheterotrophic species from Hong Kong, China, with observations on floral visitors and seed dispersal},
  author={Shek Shing Mar and Richard M K Saunders},
  booktitle={PhytoKeys},
  year={2015}
}
A new species, Thismiahongkongensis S.S.Mar & R.M.K.Saunders, is described from Hong Kong. It is most closely related to Thismiabrunonis Griff. from Myanmar, but differs in the number of flowers per inflorescence, the colour of the perianth tube, the length of the filaments, and the shape of the stigma lobes. We also provide inferences on the pollination ecology and seed dispersal of the new species, based on field observations and interpretations of morphology. The flowers are visited by… CONTINUE READING
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