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Akaniaceae: A New Family Record for Flora of India and Lectotypification of the Name Bretschneidera sinensis


Bretschneidera sinensis Hemsley, an IUCN Red Listed Endangered tree species has been collected from Namdapha National Park and Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India which constitutes the first distributional record of the monotypic genus Bretschneidera and the family Akaniaceae in India. Lectotypification of the name Bretschneidera sinensis proposed here along with detailed taxonomic account of the species.


Akaniaceae, Bretschneidera sinensis, New Record, Lectotypification, India.



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