CROTALARIA PROSTRATA VAR. LEVIS HAINES (LEGUMINOSAE): A POORLY KNOWN SPECIES REDISCOVERED, REDESCRIBED AND ENDEMIC FROM THE NORTHERN WESTERN GHATS, INDIA

  • NARAYANASAMY DHATCHANAMOORTHY National Herbarium of Medicinal Plants and Repository of Raw Drug, School of Conservation of Natural Resources, Trans Disciplinary University (TDU), Foundation for Revitalisation of Health Traditions (FRLHT), # 74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560 064, India
  • PRAKASAM RAJA, SEBASTIAN SOOSAIRAJ Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli - 620 002, Tamil Nadu, India
  • MUNISAMY ANBARASHAN National Herbarium of Medicinal Plants and Repository of Raw Drug, School of Conservation of Natural Resources, Trans Disciplinary University (TDU), Foundation for Revitalisation of Health Traditions (FRLHT), # 74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560 064, India

Abstract

During a medicinal plant survey in Amba MPCA, Raigarh District of Maharashtra, a rare and endemic species of Crotalaria, Crotalaria prostrata var. levis, (Fabaceae) were rediscovered after type specimens author collected from Amba MPCA in Maharashtra after 94 years.

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DHATCHANAMOORTHY, N., P. R. SEBASTIAN SOOSAIRAJ, and M. ANBARASHAN. “CROTALARIA PROSTRATA VAR. LEVIS HAINES (LEGUMINOSAE): A POORLY KNOWN SPECIES REDISCOVERED, REDESCRIBED AND ENDEMIC FROM THE NORTHERN WESTERN GHATS, INDIA”. Current Botany, Vol. 9, May 2018, pp. 26-27, doi:https://doi.org/10.25081/cb.2018.v9.3586.
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