Ixora polyantha Wight (Rubiaceae) a new record for northeastern India

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Deiji Narah
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5876-069X
Nazir Ahmad Bhat
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6894-4233
Yogendra Kumar
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4689-9440

Abstract

Ixora polyantha Wight earlier known to occur in Western Ghats of India and Vietnam is now recorded for the first time from Assam, northeastern India.  Along with taxonomic description, detailed illustration and photographs are provided to facilitate easy identification.

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Narah, D., Bhat, N.A. and Kumar, Y. 2017. Ixora polyantha Wight (Rubiaceae) a new record for northeastern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 5 (May 2017), 10229–10232. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3131.9.5.10229-10232.
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Deiji Narah, Taxonomy lab, Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya 793022, India

Centre for Advance Studies in Botany

Nazir Ahmad Bhat, Taxonomy lab, Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya 793022, India

Centre for Advance Studies in Botany

Yogendra Kumar, Taxonomy lab, Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya 793022, India

Centre for Advance Studies in Botany

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