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AuthorsR. Sumathi, J. Jayanthi, K. Karthigeyan, P.V. Sreekumar
TitleAnoectochilus narasimhanii (Orchidaceae), a new ‘jewel orchid’ from the Andaman Islands, India
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
KeywordsAnoectochilus narasimhanii; Orchidaceae; North Andamans; India
AbstractA new species, Anoectochilus narasimhanii, allied to A. nicobaricus N.P. Balakr. & Chakr. from Saddle Peak National Park in North Andamans is described and illustrated. It is the first record of the genus from the Andamans. It grows on humus rich soil, in the shade of stunted evergreen vegetation at an elevation of ± 650 m.
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