Argostemma victorianum (Rubiaceae) is described and illustrated as a new species from the Natma Taung (Mt Victoria) National Park, western Myanmar. It is characterized by the combination of solitary or 2-flowered inflorescence with indistinct peduncle, relatively large, white, bell-shaped flowers in comparison with the small size of the plant, and having globose tubers. This species is epiphytic on wet and densely mossy tree trunks at c. 2 500 m altitude on Mt Victoria.

Argostemma, Myanmar, Rubiaceae, subfamily Rubioideae, tribe Argostemmateae
Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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Tanaka, N, Ohi-Toma, T, & Murata, J. (2010). A new species of Argostemma (Rubiaceae) from Mount Victoria, Myanmar. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 55(1), 65–67.