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Two New Species and a New Distributional Record of Archidendron F. Muell. (Leguminosae:Mimosoideae) from India


Three species of the genus Archidendron F. Muell., two of them (Archidendron nielsenianum and A. arunachalense) new to science and the other [A. kerrii (Gagnep.) I. C.Nielsen], a new distributional record for India are presented from Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh. Digital images of all the described species are given for easy recognition and to facilitate their future collection and conservation.


Archidendron, Mimosoideae, New Species, India, Arunachal Pradesh.



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