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Vivipary is a rare reproductive strategy, has been reported less than 0.1% of angiosperms. The present observation confirms the incidence of true vivipary in medicinally important species Ophiorhiza rugosa Wall. (Rubiaceae) from hill station of Karbi Anglong district of Assam.
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