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Dischidia acutifolia Maingay ex Hook.f. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae): An addition to the flora of India and with comments on its typification


Dischidia acutifolia Maingay ex Hook.f., is reported from Assam as new record for India. This species is a native of Indo-China to New Guinea. Detailed description, key to the Indian Dischidia species, color photoplate and illustration are provided to facilitate easy identification. In addition, comment on typification is also provided.


Assam, Dischidia acutifolia, India, Lectotype, Seeds



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