Oxygraphis delavayi Franchet (Ranunculaceae): a new generic record for Arunachal Pradesh and a new species record for India

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Umeshkumar L. Tiwari


 Oxygraphis delavayi Franch. (Ranunculaceae) is an endemic plant species occurring in China.  It is reported here for the first time from India.  A detailed description, herbarium image and relevant notes are provided for its collection and identification.


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Umeshkumar L. Tiwari, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Botanical Survey of India, Senkie View, Itanagar, Papumpare, Arunachal Pradesh 791111, India

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