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Published: 2022-11-23

Rediscovery of Phlogacanthus jenkinsii (Acanthaceae) from India after 140 years

Botanical Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Senki View, Itanagar 791111, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Chanmari West, Aizawl 796007, Mizoram, India.
Botanical Survey of India, CGO Complex, F-Wing, 5th Floor, DF Block, Sector I, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700064, West Bengal, India.
Andrographideae Mizoram North-East India Phlogacanthus Cystacanthus Eudicots

Abstract

Phlogacanthus jenkinsii C.B. Clarke (Acanthaceae: Andrographideae), a poorly known species in India, is recollected after 140 years from Mizoram. A detailed taxonomic description along with a photo plate, illustration and comparative diagnostic characters with closely allied species are provided in the present communication.

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