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Mitracarpus hirtus var. sessilis var. nov. (Rubiaceae) from India

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T Dhruvan ,

Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695562, IN
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A G Pandurangan,

Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, IN
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N Mohanan

Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research institute, Palode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695562, IN
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Abstract

A new variety of Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC. is described and illustrated. It forms the second new taxon of the genus from the Old World. Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC. var. sessilis Dhruvan, Pandur., and Mohanan var. nov. differs from Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC. var. hirtus by its sessile, broader, denser flowers in larger glomerules, two larger, oblong or oblong-elliptic, calycine calyx lobes with a mucronate apex, two shorter, linear-lanceolate, hyaline calyx lobes, capsules with S-shaped bent calyx lobes that lack aristate tip, and by grayish-brown seeds.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/tapro.v6i2.7230

TAPROBANICA, 2014. Vol. 06, No. 02: pp. 76-78, pl. 3

How to Cite: Dhruvan, T., Pandurangan, A.G. & Mohanan, N., (2014). Mitracarpus hirtus var. sessilis var. nov. (Rubiaceae) from India. TAPROBANICA: The Journal of Asian Biodiversity. 6(2), pp.76–78. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/tapro.v6i2.7230
Published on 31 Aug 2014.
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