New distribution records of some wild crop relatives from India

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K. Pradheep
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7921-0726
R. S. Rathi
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5961-1322
K. Joseph John
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7219-9459
S. M. Sultan
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7299-4687
B. Abraham
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5096-6880
Anjula Pandey
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6989-1134
E. Roshini Nayar
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9779-5983
S. P. Ahlawat
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5260-4020
Rita Gupta
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4584-6635

Abstract

Field surveys across various parts of the country coupled with an analysis of literature and examination of herbarium specimens revealed the natural distribution of six wild relatives of crop species in various states/union territories of India, viz., Cajanus scarabaeoides (from Lakshadweep), Cucumis javanicus (from Meghalaya), Hystrix duthiei (from Jammu & Kashmir), Luffa echinata (from Haryana) and Trichosanthes pilosa (from Andhra Pradesh), which have not been reported earlier from these states.  Their descriptions, phenology, habitat and other field notes have been presented here.

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Pradheep, K., Rathi, R.S., John, K.J., Sultan, S.M., Abraham, B., Pandey, A., Nayar, E.R., Ahlawat, S.P. and Gupta, R. 2017. New distribution records of some wild crop relatives from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 5 (May 2017), 10223–10228. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2930.9.5.10223-10228.
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