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Lectotypification of the name Gymnostachyum canescens (Acanthaceae)

Shameer M.C., Sreenivas V.K.


The lectotype of Gymnostachyum canescens (Nees) T. Anderson is designated here.


Acanthaceae, Gymnostachyum canescens, Lectotype, Western Ghats.

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