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Rediscovery of Senecio kundaicus (Asteraceae), a Critically Endangered and Stenoendemic Species from Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India


Senecio kundaicus C.E.C. Fisch. (Asteraceae), a critically endangered and stenoendemic species has been rediscovered from Mukurthi National Park, a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Tamil Nadu, India, after its type collection from Kundahs in Nilgiris by P.V. Mayuranathan in 1928, after a gap of 93 years. Nomenclature, detailed description, threat status and photo plate of the species are provided here for its easy identification.


Mukurthi National Park, Nilgiris, Recollection, Southern Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu.



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