Anisochilus carnosus (L. f.) Wall. ex Benth. (Lamiaceae) – a new generic record for Pakistan

  • Ashfaq Ali Hazara University
  • Mahrine Rashid National Herbarium (Stewart Collection)
  • Amir Sultan National Herbarium (Stewart Collection)
  • Muhammad Irfan Hazara University

Abstract

During an exploration of Gadoon area in district Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a specimen of Anisochilus carnosus (L. f.) Wall. ex Benth. was collected which represents a new plant record for Pakistan. Its description and illustrations are provided for easy identification.

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Author Biographies

Ashfaq Ali, Hazara University

Department of Botany, Hazara University, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Mahrine Rashid, National Herbarium (Stewart Collection)

National Herbarium (Stewart Collection), National Agricultural Research Centre, Park Road, Islamabad, Pakistan

Amir Sultan, National Herbarium (Stewart Collection)

National Herbarium (Stewart Collection), National Agricultural Research Centre, Park Road, Islamabad, Pakistan

Muhammad Irfan, Hazara University

Department of Botany, Hazara University, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

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Published
2017-07-14
How to Cite
ALI, Ashfaq et al. Anisochilus carnosus (L. f.) Wall. ex Benth. (Lamiaceae) – a new generic record for Pakistan. Plant Science Today, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 3, p. 102-104, july 2017. ISSN 2348-1900. Available at: <http://horizonepublishing.com/journals/index.php/PST/article/view/316>. Date accessed: 18 nov. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.2017.4.3.316.
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Research communications