Typification of ten species of <i>Litsea</i> Lam. (Lauraceae) endemic to India

Authors

  • Rajeev Kumar Singh Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Central Regional Centre (CRC), 10-Chatham Lines, Allahabad 211 002, Uttar Pradesh
  • Arti Garg Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Central Regional Centre (CRC), 10-Chatham Lines, Allahabad 211 002, Uttar Pradesh
  • Paramjit Singh Botanical Survey of India, Head Quarter, CGO Complex, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700 064, West Bengal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v22i2.26065

Keywords:

Lauraceae, Litsea, Type, India

Abstract

This paper deals with the lectotypification of eight binomials of seven recognized species of Litsea Lam. endemic to India, namely Litsea assamica (Meisn.) Hook. f., L. coriacea (B. Heyne ex Nees) Hook. f., L. membranifolia Hook. f., L. oleoides (Meisn.) Hook. f., L. stocksii (Meisn.) Hook. f., L. venulosa (Meisn.) Hook. f., and L. wightiana (Nees) Hook. f. Types of three other endemic species, viz. L. beddomei Hook. f., L. mishmiensis Hook. f. and L. oreophila Hook. f. are also specified.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 22(2): 77-81, 2015 (December)

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2015-12-28

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Singh, R. K., Garg, A., & Singh, P. (2015). Typification of ten species of <i>Litsea</i> Lam. (Lauraceae) endemic to India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 22(2), 77–81. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v22i2.26065

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