New Species - Lilium procumbens and its Allies in the Flora of Vietnam
Averyanov, L.V.; Tanaka, N.; Khang Sinh Nguyen
Taiwania 61(1): 1-7
Lilium procumbens - a new species discovered at a limestone ridge in northern Vietnam is unique in having a slender procumbent stem. This paper presents a detailed taxonomic account of the species including a description, illustrations, information on the type, ecology, phenology and distribution, affinity with other congeners, and expected conservation status. A key to all the known Lilium species from Vietnam and an annotated list of them are also provided.