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Systematic Studies on Family Commelinaceae of Sikkim


The present paper deals with the detailed taxonomic treatment of the family Commelinaceae comprising of 8 genera and 25 species in Sikkim. A key to the genera and species based on the morphological characters is also given for easy identification. Streptolirion volubile subsp. khasianum (C.B. Clarke) D.Y. Hong is reported for the first time from Sikkim.


Biogeography, Commelinaceae, Morphology, Systematics, Sikkim.



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