Additions of woody climbers (Lianas) to the flora of Manipur, India

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Longjam Malemnganbee Chanu
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2968-7112
Debjyoti Bhattacharyya
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9999-6765

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Five species of woody climbers—Ampelopsis rubifolia (Wall.) Planch. (Vitaceae), Argyreia wallichii Choisy (Convolvulaceae), Combretum sundaicum Miq. (Combretaceae), Jasminum lanceolaria Roxb. (Oleaceae), and Tetrastigma obovatum Gagnep. (Vitaceae)—are reported here as new distribution records of lianas for the state flora of Manipur, India. 

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Chanu, L.M. and Bhattacharyya, D. 2020. Additions of woody climbers (Lianas) to the flora of Manipur, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 4 (Mar. 2020), 15522–15529. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4802.12.4.15522-15529.
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Longjam Malemnganbee Chanu, Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics Laboratory, Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar, Assam 788011, India.

Research Scholar, Department of Life Science & Bioinformatics

Debjyoti Bhattacharyya, Plant Taxonomy and Biosystematics Laboratory, Department of Life Science and Bioinformatics, Assam University, Silchar, Assam 788011, India.

Assistant Professor, Department of Life Science & Bioinformatics

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