Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An International Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

E-ISSN: 2349-1183 P-ISSN: 2349-9265
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2016, VOLUME 3 ISSUE 3Pages: 649-653

Taxonomic account of an Indian endemic, monotypic genus Adenoon Dalzell with a note on lectotypification of Adenoon indicum Dalzell.

Bandana Bhattacharjee*, Sobhan Kumar Mukherjee and P. Lakshminarasimhan
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Abstract:
The genus Adenoon is endemic to India with its only species A. indicumdistributed in Western Ghats of Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. A taxonomic account of the genus is provided here along with detailed descriptions and photo-plates and a lectotype is designated for A. indicum to fix the application of the name.
Adenoon indicum Dalzell: A, Habit; B, Heads; C, Involucre; D, Phyllaries; E, Floret; F, Gynoecium; G, Close-up of ovary; H, Close-up of style apex; I, Stamens; J, Achenes

Fig.: Adenoon indicum Dalzell: A, Habit; B, Heads; C, Involucre; D, Phyllaries; E, Floret; F, Gynoecium; G, Close-up of ovary; H, Close-up of style apex; I, Stamens; J, Achenes


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