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Odisha bonaccordensis (Orchidaceae), A New Species from Western Ghats of Kerala, India


A new species of Odisha (Orchidaceae), O. bonaccordensis is described from the Western Ghats of Kerala, India in the sub-family Orchidoideae. The article deliberates on the exclusivity of the proposed new species with pertinent material and diagnostics. Also, an illustration and photo plates are presented to depict the morphology of new species.


Orchidaceae, New Species, India, Kerala.


Author Biography

Kothareddy Prasad



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