An extended distribution of Natesh’s Cape-pondweed Aponogeton nateshii (Aponogetonaceae), a new record to the state of Goa

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Rutuja Rajendra Kolte
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3239-4716
Anup Satish Deshpande
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3951-5979
Prabha Muraleedharan Pillai
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0849-491X
Shrirang Ramchandra Yadav
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3528-9604

Abstract

Aponogeton nateshii, a recently described species from Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra and also recorded from Belagavi District of Karnataka is now reported from the state of Goa for the first time.  This species is highly variable in habitat preference, leaf morphology and embryo appendages.

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Kolte, R.R., Deshpande, A.S., Pillai, P.M. and Yadav, S.R. 2017. An extended distribution of Natesh’s Cape-pondweed Aponogeton nateshii (Aponogetonaceae), a new record to the state of Goa. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 11 (Nov. 2017), 10977–10979. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3372.9.11.10977-10979.
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Rutuja Rajendra Kolte, Department of Botany, Goa University, Taleigao plateau, Goa 403206, India

Working in the Department of Botany as Research Scholar.

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