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Acmella radicans (Asteraceae), an American Weed New to Eastern India


Acmella radicans (Jacq.) R.K. Jansen var. radicans grows as a weed abundantly on waste places at Baruipur (South 24 Parganas dist., West Bengal) and reported here for first time from Eastern India. A detailed description, digital images of the plant, flower parts and illustration of the taxon is provided in the present communication.


Acmella radicans var. radicans, Eastern India, New Record, Weed, West Bengal.



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