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Capparis gialaiensis (Capparaceae), a New Species from Vietnam
Capparis gialaiensis Sy, a new species of Capparaceae from Vietnam is described and illustrated. It is morphologically closest to C. longistipitata, but differs in length of thorns, filaments and
An ethnomedicinal inventory of knotweeds of Indian Himalaya
Out of about 72 species reported to occur in India, 34 promising species are found that could be utilized for medicines, ornamentals, famine food and others.
Capparis daknongensis (Capparaceae), a New Species from Vietnam
A new species of Capparaceae from Dak Nong province, Vietnam, is described and illustrated, morphologically similar to C. khuamak, but differs in having pruinose twigs, fewer stamens, longer filaments and gynophore, and a different fruit morphology.
Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants used by local Van Kieu ethnic people of Bac Huong Hoa nature reserve, Vietnam.
The Van Kieu ethnic group holds valuable knowledge about uses of medicinal plant resources which is inherited through generations however this knowledge was not documented, which highlights the need for documenting and publicizing the traditional medicinal knowledge which will provide basic data for further research and conservation.
Ischaemum janarthanamii (Poaceae, Andropogoneae), a New Species from the Western Ghats, India: Evidence from Morphological and Molecular Data
Bayesian analysis of combined trnL c-d and ETS data sets supported the separation of the new species.
Assessing nrDNA ITS2 sequence based molecular signature of ginseng for potential use in quality control of drug
This paper presents a meta-anatomy of the response of the immune system to the presence of carboniferous materials, a process known as “computational ‘spatially aggregating’".
An assessment of the local endemism of flowering plants in the northern Western Ghats and Konkan regions of India: checklist, habitat characteristics, distribution, and conservation
An updated list of the local endemic plant species of the region with an analysis of habitat characteristics and their survival strategies is produced and the implication of effective conservation measures is necessary and the data can be used as a proxy for conservation planning.
Understanding evolution in Poales: Insights from Eriocaulaceae plastome
The present study enhances the understanding of the evolution of Poales by analyzing the plastome data from the order by comparing it with other available plastomes.
India needs more plant taxonomists
Eriocaulon parvicephalum (Eriocaulaceae), a new species from Western Ghats, India
Phylogenetic analyses using the ITS region of nuclear ribosomal DNA, and psbA–trnH and trnL–F intergenic spacer regions of chloroplast DNA support the status of E. parvicephalum as a new species.