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Eugenia (Myrtaceae)-A New Generic Record for Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India


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Eugenia mooniana Wight is reported here for the first time from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, earlier known only from mainland India and Sri Lanka. It also constitutes a new generic record for Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Morphological description of the species along with information on its habitat, ecology, flowering period and distribution is given here.

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Eugenia mooniana, New Generic Record, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
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Authors

Sam P. Mathew
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Palode, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 562, India
S. M. Shareef
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Palode, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 562, India
R. Prakashkumar
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Palode, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 562, India

Abstract


Eugenia mooniana Wight is reported here for the first time from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, earlier known only from mainland India and Sri Lanka. It also constitutes a new generic record for Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Morphological description of the species along with information on its habitat, ecology, flowering period and distribution is given here.

Keywords


Eugenia mooniana, New Generic Record, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv61%2F2019%2F146167