25Aug 2017


  • Government Victoria College, Palakkad, Kerala, India.
  • Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala, India.
  • Bishop Abraham Memorial College, Thuruthicad, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India.
  • Department of Botany and Biotechnology, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara, Kerala, India.
  • Plant Disease Biology & Biotechnology, Rajiv Gandhi Centre For Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
  • Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute for Plant Sciences, Olavanna, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.
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A new species of Pilea Lindley. from Palakkad gap region of Western Ghats of Kerala is described and illustrated as Pilea victoriae sp. nov. IUCN status, distribution, phenology, phenetic relationships, plastid genome variation and its affinities are discussed.

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[Sojan Jose, *Suresh V , Hareesh VS, Robi AJ, ResmyPS, Dinesh Raj R, Asha VV, Prakashkumar R andMadhusoodanan PV. (2017); PILEA VICTORIAE (URTICACEAE), A NEW STRIKING SPECIES FROM THE MURAL FLORA OF WESTERN GHATS, INDIA. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (8). 1636-1641] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Suresh V
Asst. Prof. Of Botany, Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/5224       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/5224

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