Bioscience Discovery, Volume 11, Number 2, Page Number 67-110, Month & Year: April - 2020

Occurrence Of A “New Caledonian” Species Tinospora neocaledonica Forman(Menispermaceae) In India

Shakun Mishra

Professor, Dept. of Botany, S.N. Govt. P.G. College, Khandwa 450 001, Madhya Pradesh, India
E-mail: dr.shakunmishra2012@gmail.com

Article Info

 

Abstract

Received: 20-12-2019,
Revised: 26-02-2020,
Accepted: 27-02-2020

Tinospora neocaledonica Forman (Menispermaceae), previously considered endemic to “New Caledonia”, is newly reported from the Indian State of Madhya Pradesh (Burhanpur District). The species is very distinct from other species of the Genus by its male inflorescence 1-4 cm long; endocarp bony, 8 × 4-5 mm, subelliptic in outline, 2-5 mm long aperture to condyle. Description, distribution, photographs and on with the respective holotype images accessed on Kew Herbarium © and Pl@ntNet- Herbarium of IRD Noumea (Herbier DU Centre O.R.S.T.O.M. DE NOUMEA Flore de Nouvelle-Caledonie) of this newly recorded species are provided to aid easy identification.

Keywords: Tinospora neocaledonica, Central India, Khandwa district, new record, India.

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Shakun Mishra,  2020. Occurrence Of A “New Caledonian” Species Tinospora neocaledonica Forman(Menispermaceae) In India. Bioscience Discovery, 11(2):95-99.

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