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Published: 2021-09-03

A new synonym of the endangered new species Tigridiopalma exalata (Melastomataceae)

Graduate from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China. Liuhe Road, Binjiang District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang 310051, China.
School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200241, China.
Melastomataceae Eudicots Keywords Tigridiopalma exalata T. longmenensis new synony




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