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Dioscorea longipedicellata (Dioscoreaceae), a new species from the indian subcontinent
A HOQUE, P LAKSHMINARASIMHAN,
Published in Magnolia Press
2018
Volume: 367
   
Issue: 2
Pages: 173 - 178
Abstract
A new species of Dioscorea, viz., D. longipedicellata is described and illustrated based on collections from northeast India and northwest Bangladesh. The new species is closely allied to D. kamoonensis and D. pentaphylla. D. longipedicellata can be diagnosed by its glabrous stem, glabrous membranous lamina, pedicellate male flowers, funnel-shaped, fleshy prominent pedicels, glabrous bract situated at the base of pedicel directly on rachis and membranous, glabrous tepals. © 2018 Magnolia Press.
About the journal
JournalPhytotaxa
PublisherMagnolia Press
ISSN1179-3155
Open AccessNo