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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.371.2.9

Utricularia sunilii (Lentibulariaceae), a striking new species from southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India

VANNARATTA VEETTIL NAVEEN KUMAR, KONICKAL MAMBETTA PRABHUKUMAR, RAVEENDRAN JAGADEESAN, CHERUPPOYILATH MANA HARINARAYANAN, MAYA C. NAIR, MALAPATI K. JANARTHANAM, INDIRA BALACHANDRAN

Abstract


Utricularia sunilii, a new species of Utricularia Sect. Oligocista from Kerala state of Western Ghats is described here. The new species shows similarities with U. graminifolia in having 3-nerved foliar organs and thickened capsule wall along the margin of dehiscence but differs by deeply 3-lobed lower lip of corolla.


Keywords


Nelliyampathy, New taxon, Palakkad, Utricularia, Eudicots

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