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On the first authentic report of Goodyera alveolata (Orchidaceae) from India


Goodyera alveolata Pradhan, a ‘Jewel orchid’ belonging to the subtribe Goodyerinae is reported authentically from India for the first time with detailed description, photographs, coloured photo-plate, note and other relevant information.


Arunachal Pradesh, Goodyerinae, Jewel Orchid, Sessa Orchid Sanctuary


Author Biography

Avishek Bhattacharjee

Scientist-C (CNH, BSI)


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