A new subspecies of <i>Dimeria hohenackeri</i> Hochst. ex Miq. (Poaceae) from India

  • M.S. Kiran Raj Department of Botany, Sree Narayana College, Cherthala, S. N. Puram P.O., Alappuzha?688 582, Kerala
  • M. Sivadasan Department of Botany & Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh? 11451
  • P. Dileep Department of Botany, Regional Institute of Education (RIE), Mysore-570 006, Karnataka
  • A. H. Alfarhan Department of Botany & Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh? 11451
Keywords: Dimeria hohenackeri subsp. kodaguensis, Endemic taxon, Peninsular India, Poaceae

Abstract

A new subspecies, viz. Dimeria hohenackeri Hochst. ex Miq. subsp. kodaguensis Kiran Raj, Sivad. & Dileep from South Karnataka of the Southern Western Ghats in Peninsular India is described and illustrated. It mainly differs from D. hohenackeri Hochst. ex Miq. subsp. hohenackeri in having mat-forming habit with leaves crowded at culm-base, spikelets 34 mm long and glumes not widely divergent during anthesis.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 23(1): 27-31, 2016 (June)

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Raj, M., Sivadasan, M., Dileep, P., & Alfarhan, A. (2016). A new subspecies of <i>Dimeria hohenackeri</i&gt; Hochst. ex Miq. (Poaceae) from India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 23(1), 27-31. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v23i1.28337
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