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Thrixspermum yei M. K. Li, Z. Xing & Y. Luo (Orchidaceae) — a new species from Xizang, China
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  • Mengkai Li,
  • shenshen pang,
  • yingpeng yu,
  • xueda chen,
  • jianping deng,
  • wei wang,
  • Yan Luo,
  • zhen xing
Mengkai Li

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shenshen pang
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yingpeng yu
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xueda chen
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jianping deng
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Yan Luo
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Abstract

A new species Thrixspermum yei is described and illustrated from Xizang, China. It is similar to T. fantasticum and T. pygmaeum but quite different from the two in having slender peduncle, white sepals and petals, golden-yellow lip (margin entire, not lobed), which disk with several tuberculate fleshy process, densely covered with yellow powder, base with a round papillary projection.