New phytogeographically noteworthy plant records from Uttarakhand, western Himalaya, India

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Amit Kumar
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7517-4345
Bhupendra Singh Adhikari
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5632-0044
Gopal Singh Rawat
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5743-5035

Abstract

We recorded three species of angiosperms viz., Dontostemon glandulosus, Potentilla pamirica and Carex sagaensis for the first time from Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya. These species had not been reported from the state of Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya till date. Since these species are restricted in distribution and very little is known about them, we provide diagnostic features of these species along with photographs to aid field identification, phytogeographic and ecological notes. 

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Kumar, A., Adhikari, B.S. and Rawat, G.S. 2016. New phytogeographically noteworthy plant records from Uttarakhand, western Himalaya, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 6 (Jun. 2016), 8943–8947. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2416.8.6.8943-8947.
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Amit Kumar, Wildlife Institute of India, P.O. Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India

UGC-Senior Research Fellow & Ph.D Scholar

Wildlife Institute of India, P.O. Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India

Bhupendra Singh Adhikari, Wildlife Institute of India, P.O. Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India

Scientist-F, HoD

Wildlife Institute of India, P.O. Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India

Gopal Singh Rawat, Wildlife Institute of India, P.O. Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India

Dean, FWS

Wildlife Institute of India, P.O. Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248001, Uttarakhand, India

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