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1 December 2009 A new species of Gymnema (Asclepiadaceae) from the Kollihills in Peninsular India
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Ramachandran A. & Viswanathan M. B. 2009. — A new species of Gymnema (Asclepiadaceae)from the Kollihills in Peninsular India. Adansonia, sér. 3, 31 (2): 407-411.

A new species of Asclepiadaceae, Gymnema kollimalayanum A. Ramachandran & M.B. Viswan., sp. nov. is described here from the Kollihills in the Eastern Ghats of Peninsular India. This species is allied to G. hirsutum Wight & Arn. by habit, woody stems, milky latex, umbellate cymose inflorescence, 5-merous flowers, calyx, corolla, anthers, follicles and comose seeds but differs by size and shape of leaves being elliptic or elliptic-rotund, subtruncate at base, abruptly acute at apex, longer petioles, arrangement of flowers, longer pedicels, shape and size of calyx, corolla, larger size of follicles, seeds and coma.

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Andimuthu Ramachandran and Madepalli Byrappa Gowdu Viswanathan "A new species of Gymnema (Asclepiadaceae) from the Kollihills in Peninsular India," Adansonia 31(2), (1 December 2009). https://doi.org/10.5252/a2009n2a10
Received: 6 October 2008; Accepted: 1 April 2009; Published: 1 December 2009
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