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Notes on the Distribution of Some Legume Species in Arunachal Pradesh


The present paper discusses distribution of 18 species from the family Leguminosae that shows interesting distribution pattern in Arunachal Pradesh. Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Wight & Arn., Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston, Cassia hochestetteri Ghesq., Crotalaria anagyroides Kunth, Dalbergia thomsonii Benth., Desmodium zonatum Miq., Flemingia involucrata Benth., Hylodesmum podocarpum (Candolle) H. Ohashi & R. R. Mill., recorded for the first time for the state. The occurrence of Adenanthera pavonina L., Crotalaria humifuga Graham ex Benth., Erythrina arborescence Roxb., Indigofera pseudoreticulata Grierson & D. G. Long, Derris marginata (Roxb.) Benth., Desmodium laxiflorum DC, Mucuna imbricata DC. ex Baker, Shuteria involucrata (Wall.) Wight & Arn., and Trifolium repens L., Uraria lagopodioides (L.) Desv., recorded as extended distribution from adjacent states or phytogeographic region.


New Records, Distribution, Arunachal Pradesh, Leguminosae.



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