Newmania: A new ginger genus from central Vietnam

J. Leong-Škorničková, N.-S. Lý, A.D. Poulsen, J. Tosh, A. Forrest

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Abstract

A new genus of Zingiberaceae from Vietnam, Newmania N.S. Lý & Škorničk., with two species Newmania serpens N.S. Lý & Škorničk. and N. orthostachys N.S. Lý & Škorničk., is described and illustrated. Its relationship with Haniffia Holttum and phylogenetic position in the tribe Zingibereae is investigated using nrITS and trnK and matK plastid sequence data. The phylogenetic position of Kedhalia C.K. Lim, another recently described ginger genus from the same tribe, is also discussed briefly.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1386-1396
Number of pages11
JournalTaxon
Volume60
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2011

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