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Mapping Biodiversity of the Myristica Swamps in Southern Kerala

@inproceedings{Nair2007MappingBO,
  title={Mapping Biodiversity of the Myristica Swamps in Southern Kerala},
  author={P. Vijayakumaran Nair and K. K. Ramachandran and K. Swarupanandan and Thomas P. Thomas},
  year={2007}
}
Myristica swamps were first described from Kulathupuzha in Kerala State in 1960. They have also been reported from Karnataka and Goa. Much of the Myristica swamps have been converted into paddy fields and the ecosystem has been highlighted as most critically needing conservation. Myristica swamps need special non-biotic conditions to develop, hence these ecosystems have become highly restricted and fragmented. In Kerala, these swamps are present in Anchal and Kulathupuzha Forest Ranges and… 

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