Begonia limprichtii Irmsch. (Begoniaceae), a new record for India
Dipankar Borah 1, B-D  
,   Momang Taram 2, B-C,F  
,   Eric Wahlsteen 3, B,E-F  
 
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Department of Botany, Goalpara College, India
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Department of Botany, Rajiv Gandhi University, India
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Botanical Museum, Lund University, Sweden
A - Research concept and design; B - Collection and/or assembly of data; C - Data analysis and interpretation; D - Writing the article; E - Critical revision of the article; F - Final approval of article
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Dipankar Borah   

Department of Botany, Goalpara College, 783101, Goalpara, India
 
Biodiv. Res. Conserv. 2021;(61)
 
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Begonia limprichtii (Begoniaceae), is reported from India for the first time. It belongs to the section Platycentrum and is similar to B. thomsonii but is overall less hairy with ovary nearly glabrous (versus villous) and upper ovary wing beaked and rounded (versus triangular). From the geographically distant B. forrestii the new species differs in the long, strigose hairs of the lamina upper surface.
ISSN:2080-945X