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This article reports six species of Begonia that were previously unknown to science from Northern Vietnam. Diagnostic features that separate them from morphologically allied species are provided. This article argues for the recognition of the six new species, which are described and illustrated.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Biodiversity
  • Science and technology research and development
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Yes
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© 2015 Peng et al.; licensee Springer. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.

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License CC-BY-4.0


Author (individual) Peng, Ching-I
Co-author (individual) Lin, Che-Wei; Yang, Hsun-An; Kono,Yoshiko; Nguyen, Hieu Quang
Publisher Springer
Publication date 2015
Pagination 23 pp.
General note

Botanical Studies,Volume 56,Issue 9

Date uploaded June 16, 2015, 01:58 (UTC)
Date modified June 25, 2015, 07:33 (UTC)