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Solanum diphyllum L.: A New Record for the State of Uttar Pradesh, India with a Special Focus on Leaf Architecture, Morphology Of Bark and Seedling

Rishi Kumar Sahu, Shiv Narayan Dubey, Ayush Kumar Singh, Ajai Kumar Singh*

Abstract


Present study highlights the first record of Solanum diphyllum L. in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India from Varanasi District. Reported species is a potent source of anticancer molecules. Comprehensive morpho-taxonomic account of the medicinally important species has been provided along with special focus on leaf architecture, morphology of bark and seedling to facilitate easy identification.

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Solanum diphyllum; New Record; Uttar Pradesh; India

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