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Acrachne borii (Poaceae) a New Species from Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India


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1 Botanical Survey of India, Deccan Regional Centre, Attapur, Hyderguda P.O., Hyderabad - 500048, Telangana, India
     

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A new species Acrachne borii is described from Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve of Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh, India. It shares morphological similarities with Acrachne henrardiana, A. racemosa and A. sundararajii but differs in its habit, number and size of spikes, number of florets and size of glumes and lemmas.

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Acrachne, Kadapa, Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve.
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Authors

J. Swamy
Botanical Survey of India, Deccan Regional Centre, Attapur, Hyderguda P.O., Hyderabad - 500048, Telangana, India
L. Rasingam
Botanical Survey of India, Deccan Regional Centre, Attapur, Hyderguda P.O., Hyderabad - 500048, Telangana, India
S. Nagaraju
Botanical Survey of India, Deccan Regional Centre, Attapur, Hyderguda P.O., Hyderabad - 500048, Telangana, India

Abstract


A new species Acrachne borii is described from Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve of Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh, India. It shares morphological similarities with Acrachne henrardiana, A. racemosa and A. sundararajii but differs in its habit, number and size of spikes, number of florets and size of glumes and lemmas.

Keywords


Acrachne, Kadapa, Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv61%2F2019%2F141863