Additional distribution records of Ceropegia anjanerica, an endemic and ‘Endangered’ lantern flower of the northern Western Ghats, India

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Samir Shrikant Maity
Ajay Natha Gangurde
Sharad Suresh Kambale
Avinash Ramchandra Gholave
Avinash Asraji Adsul
Ganesh Babaso Pawar
Kumar Vinod Chhotupuri Gosavi


Ceropegia anjanerica has been collected from Bhaskargad, Bramha Hill, Bramhagiri Hill, Harihar fort, and Vatvad Hill. Earlier, this endemic species was known from the type locality Anjaneri Hill and its adjacent locality Kushegaon Hill in Nashik District. The notes on its conservation status, occurrence, and variations are provided. 

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Samir Shrikant Maity, Ajay Natha Gangurde, Sharad Suresh Kambale, Avinash Ramchandra Gholave, Avinash Asraji Adsul, Ganesh Babaso Pawar and Kumar Vinod Chhotupuri Gosavi 2021. Additional distribution records of Ceropegia anjanerica, an endemic and ‘Endangered’ lantern flower of the northern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 12 (Oct. 2021), 19874–19877. DOI:


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