Exormotheca ceylonensis Meijer - a threatened liverwort in India, rediscovered in Palni Hills, Tamil Nadu

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Afroz Alam
Sharad Vats
Kambaska Kumar Behera


The genus Exormotheca Mitt. of the family Exormothecaceae is represented by two valid species in the India, viz., E. ceylonensis Meijer and E. tuberifera Kashyap, interestingly both are rare in India. In a recent expedition to Palni hills, Exormotheca ceylonensis Meijer, a long lost liverwort is reported for a second time after its original discovery.

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