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Nathaniel Wallich's Collection of Pteridophytes in Central National Herbarium (CAL)


In the present paper 267 sheets of Pteridophytes in Wallich's collection at CAL have been enumerated with the names as they appear in Wallich's numerical list, the names under which these specimens were cited in Beddomes work and present status of these species.


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