Aspidistra nikolaii

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Aspidistra nikolaii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Asparagaceae
Subfamily: Nolinoideae
Genus: Aspidistra
Species: A. nikolaii
Binomial name
Aspidistra nikolaii
Aver. & Tillich[1]

Aspidistra nikolaii [2] is a plant species of the genus Aspidistra that was one of the new 21 species of plants and animals recently discovered in the Annamite Range of central Vietnam. It was named after a late Russian botanist named Nicolai Arnautov. It has a dark blue flower that is almost black.


  1. ^ "Aspidistra nikolaii Aver. & Tillich". The Plant List. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Averyanov, L. V. & Tillich, H.-J., Feddes Repertorium 119 (1 - 2): 40 (2008).

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