Hubbardia diandra, a new species of Poaceae from the northern Western Ghats with a note on tribe Hubbardieae
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A new species of Hubbardia Bor from the northern Western Ghats is described and illustrated. The new species differs from H. heptaneuron by its glumes with long tubercle-based hairs and two stamens in the fertile floret.
Key wordsGramineae India taxonomy
The authors would like to thank the DBT, New Delhi for financial assistance, and Dr J. F. Veldkamp, National Herbarium Netherland, Leiden University, The Netherlands for the Latin diagnosis. Thanks are also due to Prof. M. K. Janarthanam, Department of Botany, Goa University, Goa and Dr V. J. Nair, BSI, Coimbatore for their valuable comments on the taxa. Thanks are also due to the Head Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, for the laboratory facilities and to Mr Shrikant P. Sutar, for preparing the illustrations.
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