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On the identity and distribution of Varronia curassavica (Boraginaceae), a naturalised tropical American species in India from Kerala


Varronia curassavica (Boraginaceae) was reported from Kerala as a new naturalized species. A detailed description with photographs and characteristic features is provided here for the correct identification. The status of the occurrence of Varronia cylindristachya Ruiz & Pav. in Kerala was also discussed.


Boraginaceae, India, Kerala, New Record, Varronia.



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