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A new distributional record of Psammogeton canescens subsp. cabulicus (Apiaceae) for Indian Flora
  • B. L. Bhellum
B. L. Bhellum

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Psammogeton canescens subsp. cabulicus Wagenitz (Apiaceae), a new distributional record for the Flora of India is investigated in this work from Jammu district Jammu and Kashmir. Some intriguing plants were collected from the district Jammu between 2010 and 2018 as part of a field survey in the south-west regions, district Jammu of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The taxa differing from others subspecies of the species by having lateral branches far exceeding the main axis, bracts ±2 mm long, bracteoles ±1.3 mm long, fruit 1.4 to 2.0 mm long. For ease in identification, a brief description, a key to subspecies of Psammogeton canescens and photographs of the plant and its parts are provided.