First records of two Ginger Lilys Hedychium (Zingiberaceae) species from the Western Ghats, India

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Sinjumol Thomas
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4907-9197
Susai John Brittto
Bince Mani
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6076-4622

Abstract

Hedychium forrestii Diels and H. spicatum Sm. (Zingiberaceae) are new distribution records from the Western Ghats, India, extending their range up to southern India.  Detailed taxonomic descriptions are provided for the species along with photographs.

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Thomas, S., Brittto, S.J. and Mani, B. 2017. First records of two Ginger Lilys Hedychium (Zingiberaceae) species from the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 11 (Nov. 2017), 10914–10919. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3117.9.11.10914-10919.
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Author Biographies

Sinjumol Thomas, The Rapinat Herbarium and Centre for Molecular Systematics, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), College Road, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620002, India

Department of Botany

Susai John Brittto, The Rapinat Herbarium and Centre for Molecular Systematics, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), College Road, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620002, India

The Rapinat Herbarium and Centre for Molecular Systematics

Bince Mani, Department of Botany, St. Thomas College, Arunapuram, Palai, Kottayam, Kerala 686574, India

Department of Botany
St. Thomas College,Palai

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