Saturday, March 26, 2016

[Botany • 2016] Euphorbia gokakensis sp. nov. (Euphorbiaceae) from Sandstone Formations in Karnataka, India



Euphorbia gokakensis, a new succulent species of Euphorbiaceae, is described from the Belgaum district of Karnataka, India. The new species belongs to Euphorbia subgen. Euphorbia, and closely resembles Euphorbia caducifolia Haines. However, it is distinguished by its characteristic dwarf habit forming a compact cushion that hardly exceeds 50 cm in height.




N. V. Malpure, A. N. Chandore and S. R. Yadav. 2016. Euphorbia gokakensis sp. nov. (Euphorbiaceae) from Sandstone Formations in Karnataka, India. Nordic Journal of Botany. DOI: 10.1111/njb.00997 


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