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Notes on the Identity of Vernonia shevaroyensis (Asteraceae) and its Neotypification


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1 Central National Herbarium, Botanical Survey of India, Howrah – 711 103, West Bengal, India
2 E-1/ 302, Uttam Townscapes, S. No. 154, Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Botany, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, West Bengal, India
4 National Orchidarium & Experimental Garden, Botanical Survey of India, Yercaud – 636602, India
5 Central National Herbarium, Botanical Survey of India, Howrah – 711 103, West Bengal
 

Vernonia shevaroyensis Gamble is treated here as a heterotypic synonym of Vernonia vivekanathanii Uniyal and a neotype has been designated for V. shevaroyensis in the present communication in absence of any original material of the name.

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Compositae, Endemic, Monosis wightiana, Synonym, Vernonia vivekanathanii, Vernonieae.
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Authors

Bandana Bhattacharjee
Central National Herbarium, Botanical Survey of India, Howrah – 711 103, West Bengal, India
P. Lakshminarasimhan
E-1/ 302, Uttam Townscapes, S. No. 154, Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Sobhan Kumar Mukherjee
Department of Botany, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, West Bengal, India
S. Kaliamoorthy
National Orchidarium & Experimental Garden, Botanical Survey of India, Yercaud – 636602, India
Avishek Bhattacharjee
Central National Herbarium, Botanical Survey of India, Howrah – 711 103, West Bengal

Abstract


Vernonia shevaroyensis Gamble is treated here as a heterotypic synonym of Vernonia vivekanathanii Uniyal and a neotype has been designated for V. shevaroyensis in the present communication in absence of any original material of the name.

Keywords


Compositae, Endemic, Monosis wightiana, Synonym, Vernonia vivekanathanii, Vernonieae.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv62%2F2020%2F156893