31Dec 2014

Isachne kannurense sp. nov. (Poaceae) - a New Species from Lateritic Hills of Kannur, Kerala, India

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Isachne kannurense Sunil, Ratheesh, Sujana & Sreekumar (Poaceae), a new species from the lateritic hills of Kannur District, Kerala, India, is described and illustrated. It is closely allied to Isachne confusa, but differs by having annual habit, long, glabrous leaf sheath and broad leaf lamina, long- exerted peduncle, large panicles, small spikelets, florets with rachilla extension, slender long pedicels and small pubescent lemmas.


[C. N. Sunil, M. K. Ratheesh Narayanan, M. K. Nandakumar, K. A. Sujana, P. V. Sreekumar, Jayesh P. Joseph & V. Abdul Jaleel (2014); Isachne kannurense sp. nov. (Poaceae) - a New Species from Lateritic Hills of Kannur, Kerala, India Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (12). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Dr. K. A. SUJANA


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