Tropical Plant Research

Tropical Plant Research

An International Journal by Society for Tropical Plant Research

ISSN (E): 2349-1183 ISSN (P): 2349-9265
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2018, VOLUME 5 ISSUE 2Pages: 224-226

Nicandra Adans.: A new generic addition for the flora of Odisha, India

Sidhanta S. Bisoi*, Anil K. Biswal and Mahendra K. Satapathy
*Department of Botany, Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Bhubaneswar-751022, Orissa, India
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Abstract:
Nicandra physaloides, finds its extended phyto-geographical range from Deccan peninsula to part of Eastern Ghats in Odisha, India. The detailed description, correct nomenclature, ecological notes and distribution along with photographs of the taxon has been provided.
<em>Nicandra physalodes </em>(L.) Gaertn.: <strong>A</strong>, Plant in natural habitat; <strong>B</strong>, Flower twig and unripe fruit; <strong>C</strong>, Ripe fruits.

Fig.: Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn.: A, Plant in natural habitat; B, Flower twig and unripe fruit; C, Ripe fruits.


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