Recently, 4 new flower species originating from Bidoup – Nui Ba National Park have been revealed by three world-famous worldwide journals within the area of botany.
Four plant species have simply been introduced originating from Bidoup – Nui Ba National Park, together with 2 species of the genus Tra my (Camellia) and a couple of species of the genus Begonia (Begonia).
Director of Bidoup National Park – Dr. Le Van Huong mentioned that two new species of Tra my had been found and introduced on Nui Ba: Tiny Hoa and Tra my Bidoup.
Tiny tea flowers had been first found in a dwarf forest on the highest of Hon Giao mountain, Bidoup – Nui Ba National Park. This tree species is from 3m to 8m tall, has inexperienced coloration, elongated ovate-shaped leaves and furry. In September-October yearly, the plant will produce white flowers with sizes from 0.5 to 0.7cm. This is taken into account the species of Tra my with the smallest flower measurement on the earth these days.
My Bidoup tea is about 3 to 7m excessive, belongs to the tree species, inexperienced, gray-brown bark. Leaves are broadly spherical or elliptical, 8 to 12 cm lengthy, 3.5 to five.5 cm huge, and thick. Like Tiny Flower Tea, in September, October Tra My Bidoup additionally blooms, with white rooster fats. This species is known as after the place of distribution of this species, Bidoupensis, as a affirmation by the authors of its provenance.
With Begonia, there have been greater than 90 species recorded in Vietnam and lots of species with slender distribution and endemicity.
Recently, two species of begonia have been introduced, specifically Hon Giao begonia and Lam Dong begonia. They are the results of the mission “Plant Survey in Langbiang Plateau, Vietnam” between Dr. Cecilia Koo Plant Conservation Center (Taiwan, China), Southern Institute of Ecology and Bidoup National Park – Ba Mountain.
Begonia Hon Giao has a peak of about 20-30cm and is herbaceous. Leaves are asymmetrical, rectangular to ovate huge, petioles lengthy. In January to March, the plant will flower, white or pale pink petals, yellow stamens fused on the base of the flower.
Similar to Lam Dong begonia can also be a herbaceous plant, greater than 10 cm tall, furry. The fruit of this begonia is inexperienced to creamy pink, onerous, and triangular in form. Each fruit is 5 to 10 mm lengthy and 4 to eight mm huge. Leaves and petioles small, gentle inexperienced to darkish pink, 8.5 – 25 cm lengthy, 2.2 – 3.5 mm thick, leaf blade uneven, ovate to lanceolate, 10 – 3 mm lengthy. 13.5 cm, 5.5 – 7.5 cm huge, heart-shaped base extra apparent than Hon Giao Begonia, silvery furry underside. Flowers unisexual, stalks 12 – 23 mm lengthy, white to pink, bloom in September to November yearly.