31May 2016

A NEW SPECIES OF CEROPEGIA (APOCYNACEAE: CEROPEGIEAE) FROM A MIDLAND LATERITIC HILL OF KERALA, INDIA.

  • Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College, Devagiri, Kozhikode District, Kerala – 673 008, India.
  • Department of Botany, MVP’s Arts, Commerce and Science College, Tryambakeshwar, Nashik – 422 212, India.
  • Department of Botany, Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery, Kannur District, Kerala – 670 176, India.
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Ceropegia nampyana, a new species of Apocynaceae from the southern Western Ghats, is described and illustrated. The new species is morphologically allied to Ceropegia spiralis Hook.f. & Thomson, but differs by having corolla lobes shorter than the tube, corolla tube glabrous within and hairy outer corona. The new taxon belongs to Ceropegia Ser. Attenuatae.


[Manudev K. M., Sharad S. Kambale, C. Pramod and P.S. Prakash. (2016); A NEW SPECIES OF CEROPEGIA (APOCYNACEAE: CEROPEGIEAE) FROM A MIDLAND LATERITIC HILL OF KERALA, INDIA. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 4 (5). 1408-1414] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Manudev K.M.


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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/466       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/466


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