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
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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