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Dioscorea polystachya (Dioscoreaceae): A new record for India
A HOQUE, P LAKSHMINARASIMHAN,
Published in Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy
2017
Volume: 27
   
Issue: 2
Pages: 152 - 155
Abstract
Dioscorea polystachya Turcz. (Dioscoreaceae), is reported here for the first time in India based on the collections from Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. The species is unique with its ternate or opposite, hastate-cordate leaves and zigzag staminate inflorescence axis. The species is illustrated and its detailed description, phenology, habitat and distribution are provided to aid easy identification. © 2018 Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy. All rights reserved.
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JournalRheedea
PublisherIndian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy
ISSN0971-2313
Open AccessNo