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Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution

, Volume 60, Issue 7, pp 1953–1958 | Cite as

A new species of Abelmoschus Medik. (Malvaceae) from Chhattisgarh, India

  • Shrikant Sutar
  • Pravin Patil
  • Makarand Aitawade
  • Joseph John
  • Surendra Malik
  • Satyawada Rao
  • Shrirang Yadav
  • K. V. Bhat
Short Communication

Abstract

A new species of Malvaceae, Abelmoschus palianus Sutar, K. V. Bhat et S. R. Yadav is described and illustrated from Chhattisgarh, India. The morphological differences between the new species and related taxa are discussed.

Keywords

Abelmoschus Okra Taxonomy Wild germplasm India 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We thank the Head, Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur for providing necessary facilities. Thanks are due to J. F. Veldkamp, National Herbarium Netherlands, Leiden University, The Netherlands for the Latin diagnosis. The authors are also thankful to Dr. Manoj Lekhak and Mr. Sharad S. Kambale for essential helps. We are also thankful to World Bank for financial assistance under the National Agricultural Innovative Program (NAIP), Government of India, New Delhi.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shrikant Sutar
    • 1
  • Pravin Patil
    • 2
  • Makarand Aitawade
    • 1
  • Joseph John
    • 3
  • Surendra Malik
    • 2
  • Satyawada Rao
    • 4
  • Shrirang Yadav
    • 1
  • K. V. Bhat
    • 2
  1. 1.Angiosperm Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of BotanyShivaji UniversityKolhapurIndia
  2. 2.National Bureau of Plant Genetic ResourcesNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, Regional StationThrissurIndia
  4. 4.Department of Biotechnology and BioinformaticsNorth Eastern Hill UniversityShillongIndia

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