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A New Record of Ophiorrhiza trichocarpon Blume (Rubiaceae: Ophiorrhizeae) from Western Ghats, India: Another Source Plant of Camptothecin
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
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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 theExpand
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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.
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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 gardneriExpand
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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.
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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.
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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).InExpand
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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 alsoExpand
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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 261Expand