On the occurrence of two little known Fimbristylis (Cyperaceae) from Kerala, India.

  • Rijuraj M.P. Plant Systematics and Evolutionary Science Division, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Karimancode P.O, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 562, Kerala
  • Viji A.R. Department of Botany, University College, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Rajendraprasad M. Plant Systematics and Evolutionary Science Division, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Karimancode P.O, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 562, Kerala
  • Pandurangan A.G. Plant Systematics and Evolutionary Science Division, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Karimancode P.O, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 562, Kerala
Keywords: Cyperaceae, Fimbristylis, endemic, Kerala

Abstract

Two little known Fimbristylis species have been collected from lateritic plains of Kerala. A brief description, notes and detailed illustrations are provided for easy identification.

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Published
2017-12-01
How to Cite
M.P., R., A.R., V., M., R., & A.G., P. (2017). On the occurrence of two little known Fimbristylis (Cyperaceae) from Kerala, India. Annals of Plant Sciences, 6(12), 1862-1865. https://doi.org/10.21746/aps.2017.6.12.10
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Research Articles