Brachystelma nallamalayana sp. Nov. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae: Ceropegieae) from India

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K. Prasad
B.R.P. Rao

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Brachystelma nallamalayana sp. nov., collected from Nallamalais, the Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India is described and illustrated. The new species is compared to its closest species, Brachystelma maculatum Hook. f. Brachystelma nallamalayana, sp. nov. is distinct from other species of Brachystelma in having ca 80cm high glabrous stems, peduncled cymes, basally united calyx lobes and biseriate corona.

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Prasad, K. and Rao, B. 2014. Brachystelma nallamalayana sp. Nov. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae: Ceropegieae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 5, 14 (Oct. 2014), 4904–4906. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3533.4904-6.
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