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Chlorophytum kolliensis (Asparagaceae), a new species from the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India
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  • Sebastian Soosairaj,
  • Prakasam Raja,
  • Balakrishnan Balaguru,
  • Narayanasamy Dhatchanamoorthy
Sebastian Soosairaj
St.Joseph's College

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Prakasam Raja
St.Joseph's College
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Balakrishnan Balaguru
Jamal Mohamed College
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Narayanasamy Dhatchanamoorthy
Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions
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Abstract

A new species of Chlorophytum is described and illustrated in this article. Morphological, root anatomical, pollen and molecular features were compared with its allied species C. laxum R. Br. which has apiculate anther, lanceolate bract, 16-18 nerved flat leaf and ellipsoid pollen with contrast to obtuse anther, ovate bract, 11-13 nerved conduplicate leaf and ovoid pollen. The molecular features too compliment the differences.
20 Sep 2023Submitted to Nordic Journal of Botany
27 Sep 2023Assigned to Editor
27 Sep 2023Submission Checks Completed
27 Sep 2023Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Oct 2023Reviewer(s) Assigned