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Datura discolor Bernh. (Solanaceae), A New Record for Tamil Nadu, India


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1 Department of Botany, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Sri Vidya Mandir Arts and Science College, Katteri, Uthangarai, Tamil Nadu, India
 

Datura discolor Bernh. has been recorded first time for the flora of Tamil Nadu from Pudukkottai district. Previous collections of this species were made from Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka state of India. A brief description, distribution, ecology and phenology of the species are provided here along with a photo-plate for the future reference and easy identification of the taxon in the field.

Keywords

Addition, Pudukkottai, Thorn Apple, Weed.
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Authors

C. Rajasekar
Department of Botany, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India
V. Dhaarani
Sri Vidya Mandir Arts and Science College, Katteri, Uthangarai, Tamil Nadu, India
R. Kottaimuthu
Department of Botany, Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract


Datura discolor Bernh. has been recorded first time for the flora of Tamil Nadu from Pudukkottai district. Previous collections of this species were made from Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka state of India. A brief description, distribution, ecology and phenology of the species are provided here along with a photo-plate for the future reference and easy identification of the taxon in the field.

Keywords


Addition, Pudukkottai, Thorn Apple, Weed.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.20324/nelumbo%2Fv63%2F2021%2F166959