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Acer oblongum (Sapindaceae): A New Plant Record for Eastern Ghats of India


Acer oblongum Wall. ex DC. (Sapindaceae), earlier known from foothills of Himalayas and North-Eastern states, is now collected from Mahendragiri hills of Odisha, which turned out to be a new plant record for the Eastern Ghats of India. Detailed description, notes on ecology, distribution and phytogeography of the species have been provided along with colour photographs for easy identification.


Eastern Ghats, Himalayan Acer, Phytogeography, Range Extension



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