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Isachne edamalayarensis sp. nov. (Poaceae: Micrairoideae) from southern Western Ghats, India

Author:
Sunil, C. N., Kumar, V. V. Naveen, Sivadasan, M., Narayanan, M. K. Ratheesh, Alfarhan, A. H., El‐Sheikh, M. A.
Source:
Nordic journal of botany 2017 v.35 no.3 pp. 354-358
ISSN:
0107-055X
Subject:
Isachne, leaves, new species, scientific illustration, taxon descriptions, India
Abstract:
Isachne edamalayarensis, a new species from southern Western Ghats in Kerala, India, is described and illustrated. This species is similar to Isachne oreades (Domin) Bor but can be distinguished by its large and glabrous leaves, unequal glumes, and shape and size of lower and upper glumes.
Agid:
5720878