Rhaphidophora lacduongensis, a new species of Araceae, is described and illustrated from Lac Duong district of Lam Dong province in Vietnam. Rhaphidophora lacduongensis belongs to the entire leaf blade group of the genus Rhaphidophora and is close to R. megaphylla in having large ovate leaves but differs by its strongly concave stylar region.

Khanh Hoa, Lam Dong, new species, Rhaphidophora lacduongensis, Vietnam
Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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Nguyen, V.D, & Quang, B.H. (2015). Rhaphidophora lacduongensis (Araceae), a new species from Lam Dong, Vietnam. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 59(3), 202–205.