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Published: 2022-08-04

Emilia lateritica (Asteraceae), a new species from lateritic plateaus of Northern Kerala, India

Department of Botany, Government College, Vidhya Nagar, Kasaragod, Kerala 671123, India
Department of Botany, Government College, Vidhya Nagar, Kasaragod, Kerala 671123, India
Department of Botany, Nehru Arts and Science College, Kanhangad, Kerala 671314, India
Department of Botany, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695034, India
Department of Botany, Saint Thomas College, Pala, Kottayam, Kerala 686574, India
Compositae Emilia Endemism Laterite Eudicots

Abstract

Emilia lateritica, a new species of Asteraceae from lateritic plateaus of Kasaragod District of Kerala, India, is described and illustrated. It is allied to E. sonchifolia and E. scabra. Notes on its phenology, distribution and conservation status are provided.

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