Magnolia lanuginosa (Wall.) Figlar & Noot. in West Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, northeastern India: re-collection and implications for conservation

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Aabid Hussain Mir
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4254-1887
Viheno Iralu
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3385-9551
Ngakhainii Trune Pao
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2557-6087
Gunjana Chaudhury
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4041-9389
Clarence G Khonglah
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3176-6896
Kanhaiya Lal Chaudhary
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1110-9314
Brijesh Kumar Tiwari
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0988-2068
Krishna Upadhaya
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6351-2834

Abstract

Magnolia lanuginosa (Wall.) Figlar & Noot. [= Michelia lanuginosa Wall.], a rare tree species of Meghalaya, is restricted to the West Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya.  The species was considered to have become extinct from the state.  The present paper reports a recent re-collection of the species from four locations in the West Khasi Hills after a lapse of almost 100 years.  In addition, the population structure, regeneration status and the threat to the species are also discussed so as to develop effective strategies for its conservation. 

 

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Mir, A.H., Iralu, V., Pao, N.T., Chaudhury, G., Khonglah, C.G., Chaudhary, K.L., Tiwari, B.K. and Upadhaya, K. 2016. Magnolia lanuginosa (Wall.) Figlar & Noot. in West Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, northeastern India: re-collection and implications for conservation. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 1 (Jan. 2016), 8398–8402. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2242.8.1.8398-8402.
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