Kew Bulletin

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Lectotypification of Lipschitziella ceratocarpa (Asteraceae: Cardueae): an endemic species from Indian Himalaya

  • Shruti Kasana
  • Prem L. Uniyal
  • Arun K. PandeyEmail author
Short Communication


The name Lipschitziella ceratocarpa is lectotypified along with its heterotypic synonym Saussurea stemmaphora. It is an endemic species in the Indian Himalayan region.

Key Words

Compositae lectotype nomenclature Saussurea 



Thanks are due to Dr Komiljon Tojibaev, Curator, Central Herbarium of Uzbekistan and Dr Hans-Joachim Esser, Curator of Pteridophytes and Monocotyledons, Herbarium of Botanische Staatssammlung München for help in getting the relevant literature. Shruti Kasana is thankful to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, India for the award of a Junior Research Fellowship.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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