Silene incurvifolia Kar. & Kir. (Caryophyllaceae): A New Record to the Flora of India


Silene incurvifolia Kar. & Kir., collected from Hanuman Chatti area of Chamoli, Uttarakhand, after critical study was found to be a new record for India. It is being described along with illustration, photograph and identification key.

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Funding was provided by Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. The authors are thankful to the Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew (K); National Museum of Natural History, Paris (P); Chinese National Herbarium, Beijing (PE); and Gray Herbarium, Harward University, Cambridge, USA, for providing online access to their herbaria. Authors further extend their thanks to the authorities of Botanical Survey of India, Northern Regional Center Dehradun for providing access to herbarium and library. The inspiration received from Dr K.N. Gandhi (GH) and suggestions from anonymous reviewers are thankfully acknowledged.

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Chandra, S., Rawat, D.S. Silene incurvifolia Kar. & Kir. (Caryophyllaceae): A New Record to the Flora of India. Natl. Acad. Sci. Lett. 44, 51–53 (2021).

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  • New record
  • Silene incurvifolia
  • Uttarakhand