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Published: 2021-11-15

Lectotypification of names of three species of Poa (Poaceae) and their morphological affinities

Botanical Survey of India, Central National Herbarium, P.O. Botanic Garden, Howrah –711 103, West Bengal, India
Botanical Survey of India, Deccan Regional Centre, Hyderabad–500 095, Telangana, India
Department of Botany, The University of Burdwan–703 104, West Bengal, India
India lectotypification Poa aitchisonii P. falconeri P. wardiana Monocots

Abstract

Poa aitchisonii, P. falconeri and P. wardiana are lectotypified with nomenclatural notes. In absence of proper icons with analysis, worked out plant parts of two species from voucher specimens are provided as photoplates. Due to high degree of variability and in absence of concrete morphological features to distinguish species, morphological affinities of the three species with that of other close species are provided.

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