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Begonia liuyanii (Begoniaceae): A newly recorded from Vietnam

Hoang Thanh Son1*, Pham Minh Toai2, Nguyen Van Thinh1, Trịnh Ngọc Bon1

1Silviculture Research Institute, Vietnamese Academy of Forest Sciences, Vietnam, 46 Duc Thang Road, Bac Tu Liem District, Ha Noi City.
2Vietnam National University of Forestry, Xuan Mai Town, Chuong My District, Ha Noi City.

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Received: 05-08-2016
Revised: 21-09-2016
Accepted: 24-09-2016

Begonia liuyanii C.I. Peng, S.M. Ku & W.C. Leong, a previously known species only in Guangxi, China, has been newly recorded  in Vietnam. This species has been found in primary limestone forests in the Na Hang Nature Reserve, Tuyen Quang Province, Vietnam.

Coelocentrum, Begonia, Na Hang, Nature Reserve, Tuyen Quang Province

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How to Cite this Article:

Hoang Thanh Son, Pham Minh Toai, Nguyen Van Thinh, Trịnh Ngọc Bon, 2016. Begonia liuyanii (Begoniaceae): A newly recorded from Vietnam. Science Research Reporter, 6(2):96-98.

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