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A New Record of Ophiorrhiza trichocarpon Blume (Rubiaceae: Ophiorrhizeae) from Western Ghats, India: Another Source Plant of Camptothecin
- C. V. Sibi, P. K. Dintu, R. Renjith, M. V. Krishnaraj, G. Roja, K. Satheeshkumar
- 28 April 2012
Ophiorrhiza trichocarpon Blume is newly recorded from Western Ghats, India. A detailed description, with images and relevant notes are provided. Keywords: Ophiorrhiza trichocarpon ; Camptothecin;… Expand
Vigna konkanensis (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae) a new species from the west coast of India
A new species of the genus Vigna Savi of the Section Ceratotropis namely, Vigna konkanensis Latha, K.V. Bhat, I.S. Bisht, Scariah, Joseph John et Krishnaraj, is described and illustrated from the… Expand
Garcinia pushpangadaniana (Clusiaceae), a new species from the southern Western Ghats, India
Garcinia pushpangadaniana , a new species of Garcinia from the southern part of the Western Ghats, India, is described, discussed and illustrated. This species is allied to Garcinia xanthochyma.
Syzygium munnarensis sp. nov. (Myrtaceae): an overlooked endemic species from southern Western Ghats of Kerala, India
A new species of Syzygium, Syzygium munnarensis sp. nov., is described and illustrated from Valara forest, near Munnar in the southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India. It is similar to Syzygium gardneri… Expand
Notes on the identity and status of two Legumes (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae) from India
Indigofera karaiyarensis and Mucuna pruriens var. thekkadiensis are synonymized under Indigofera astragalina and Mucuna pruriens var. hirsuta respectively.
Lectotypification of Vigna hainiana (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae)
Vigna hainiana (=Phaseolus wightianus Grah. ex Wight & Arn.) is lectotypified using Wallichian collections at CAL and an earlier typification of Vigna wightii Benth. ex Bedd. is discussed.
Three lectotypifications in Tephrosia Pers. (Fabaceae)
The genus Tephrosia Persoon (1807: 328) is well delimited with ca. 350 species, mostly distributed in the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world.(Cowie 2004,Schrire 2005,Mabberley 2008).In… Expand
Rediscovery of Robert Wight's Tephrosia fusca (Fabaceae: Papilionoideae) from India
Tephrosia fusca is rediscovered from southern part of Western Ghats, India, after 178 years. The complete description of the species is provided along with illustrations. A lectotype is also… Expand
Taxonomy, Diversity and Distribution of the Genus Cucumis L. in India
The eco-geographic distribution and taxonomy of 17 taxa of Cucumis L. was investigated based on the study of 978 herbarium sheets in seven major Indian herbaria and germplasm collection of 261… Expand