Record of the endemic orchid Biermannia jainiana (Asparagales: Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae) from its type locality, India

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Krishna Chowlu
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6006-1900
Jeewan Singh Jalal
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2257-2563

Abstract

Biermannia jainiana is an endemic orchid of Arunachal Pradesh reported from Sessa, West Kameng District in 2001.  This is the second record of this species from the same locality.  Hence the conservation status of the species has been assessed.

 

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Chowlu, K. and Jalal, J.S. 2018. Record of the endemic orchid Biermannia jainiana (Asparagales: Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae) from its type locality, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 1 (Jan. 2018), 11231–11233. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3686.10.1.11231-11233.
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Krishna Chowlu, Botanical Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Sanki Valley, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 791113, India

  1. Botanical Survey of India, Arunachal Pradesh Regional Centre, Itanagar, India

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