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Published: 2021-03-16

Taxonomy of Ophiorrhiza pectinata: Indo–Lankan Species with Notes on Lectotypification and Identity of Ophiorrhiza falcata (RUBIACEAE)

Botanical Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre, TNAU campus, Coimbatore – 641 003, India.
Botanical Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre, TNAU campus, Coimbatore – 641 003, India.
Evergreen forest Kerala Anamallay hills Tamil Nadu Sri Lanka Eudicots

Abstract

The taxonomy of Ophiorrhiza pectinata Arn., is discussed here with a detailed description, nomenclature, colour photographs and distribution map. Besides, the name O. falcata Bedd., is lectotypified and relegated to a heterotypic synonym of O. pectinata.