Phtytogeographical Distribution of Indian Vitaceae: A Report

  title={Phtytogeographical Distribution of Indian Vitaceae: A Report},
  author={Nasheez Fatma},
Vitaceae comprises 14 genera and 978 species distributed throughout the world. In India 10 genera and 82 species of the family is distributed mostly in the tropical, subtropical and evergreen forests. Species like Cissus subramanyanii Shetty and Singh and Tetrastigma andamanicum (King) Suess. ex Suess. are endemic to Tamil Nadu and Andaman and Nicobar islands respectively. The Leeaceae, earlier excluded from the family, is monogeneric with about 34 species of which c. 11 occurs in India. 

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