Dryopteris lunanensis (Dryopteridaceae) - an addition to the pteridophytic diversity of India

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Chhandam Chanda
Christopher Roy Fraser-Jenkins
Vineet Kumar Rawat


The occurrence of the very rare and little-known fern, Dryopteris lunanensis (Christ) C.Chr., in India is reported for the first time. A detailed description and photographs of the species are provided along with notes on its distribution. A second-step lectotype has also been designated.

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