Research Article I NeBIO I Vol.9(2) 2018 I Pages 215-218

Ecbolium viride (Forssk.) Alston var. chandrasekariana Remadevi & Binojk. (Ruellieae: Acanthaceae): A new report for Tamil Nadu

R. Kottaimuthu, C. P. Muthupandi and K. Rajendran


The present paper records the occurrence of Ecbolium viride var. chandrasekariana Remadevi & Binojk. (Acanthaceae) from Tamil Nadu. Earlier this species was known to occur in Kerala. A detailed description, phenology and photographs are provided for easy identification of the taxa.

KEY WORDS: Acanthaceae, Ecbolium, New report, Tamil Nadu

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