Aira (Poaceae): a new generic record for Nicobar Islands, India

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Kumar Vinod Chhotupuri Gosavi
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6681-2253
Arun Nivrutti Chandore
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0176-1840
Mayur Yashwant Kamble
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5290-0789

Abstract

During plant exploration of Andaman and Nicobar in 2014, we were collected some interesting grass specimens from Kamorta Islands of Nicobar. After critical study and taxonomic analysis the unidentified grass species has identified as an Aira caryophyllea L.  Perusals of relevant literature were revealed that, the genus Aira L. has so far not reported from Andaman and Nicobar islands. Hence, it is reported in present communication for new record to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

 

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Gosavi, K.V.C., Chandore, A.N. and Kamble, M.Y. 2016. Aira (Poaceae): a new generic record for Nicobar Islands, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 6 (Jun. 2016), 8948–8949. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2128.8.6.8948-8949.
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Kumar Vinod Chhotupuri Gosavi, Department of Botany, HPT Arts & RYK Science College, Nashik, Maharashtra 422005, India

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