Sunday, March 6, 2022

[Botany • 2021] Glycosmis albicarpa (Rutaceae: Clauseneae) • A New Species from southern Western Ghats, India

  Glycosmis albicarpa Sujana & Vadhyar, 
in Sujana & Vadhyar, 2022. 
A new species, Glycosmis albicarpa Sujana & Vadhyar from Kanyakumari wildlife sanctuary of southern Western Ghats, India is described and illustrated. It differs from all other species of Glycosmis by its short and broadly lanceolate leaves, short (3–5 mm long) peduncles, clawed petals and broadly ovoid white fruits. The description is complemented with color photographs, micromorphology of pollen and seed under SEM.

Keywords: endemic, Kanyakumari wildlife sanctuary, micromorphology, pollen, SEM

Kanjiraparambil Arjunan Sujana and Rakesh G. Vadhyar. 2022. Glycosmis albicarpa (Rutaceae: Clauseneae), A New Species from southern Western Ghats, India. Nordic Journal of Botany. DOI: 10.1111/njb.03501