New distribution record of a rare taxa Gottschelia schizopleura (Spruce) Grolle, of Jungermanniales occurring in Anamudi shola National Park in the Western Ghats of Kerala

  • B Mufeed PG & Research Department of Botany, The Zamorin’s Guruvayurappan College, Kerala- 673014, India
  • Manju C Nair PG & Research Department of Botany, The Zamorin’s Guruvayurappan College, Kerala- 673014, India

Abstract

A rare liverwort Gottschelia schizopleura (Spruce) Grolle, of Jungermanniales is discovered from the Western Ghats of Kerala. A brief description with colour plate is provided.

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Published
2018-02-05
How to Cite
MUFEED, B; NAIR, Manju C. New distribution record of a rare taxa Gottschelia schizopleura (Spruce) Grolle, of Jungermanniales occurring in Anamudi shola National Park in the Western Ghats of Kerala. Plant Science Today, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 29-31, feb. 2018. ISSN 2348-1900. Available at: <http://horizonepublishing.com/journals/index.php/PST/article/view/367>. Date accessed: 24 feb. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.2018.5.1.367.
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