Two new natural hybrids in the genus Pleione (Orchidaceae) from China

  title={Two new natural hybrids in the genus Pleione (Orchidaceae) from China},
  author={Wei Zhang and Jiao Jiao Qin and Rui Yang and Yi Yang and Shi-Bao Zhang},
Several species in the genus Pleione (Orchidaceae) have same or overlapping geographical distribution in China. In this study, two new natural hybrids, Pleione × baoshanensis and Pleione × maoershanensis , were described and illustrated. The parentage for these two hybrids was confirmed using molecular data from ITS of the nuclear ribosomal, trnT-trnL spacer and trnL-trnF region ( trnL intron and trnL-trnF spacer) of the plastid DNA. Pleione × baoshanensis is intermediate between P. albiflora… 

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