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Spathoglottis affinis (Orchidaceae): A New Addition for The Flora of India


Spathoglottis affinis de Vriese is reported for the first time from India based on specimens collected from Meghalaya. A brief description, photographic illustration, along with information on flowering, habitat and distribution have been provided to facilitate its identification. Its Red list status has been assessed as ‘Vulnerable’ as per IUCN guidelines.


Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, Orchidaceae, Taxonomy, Distribution



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