<i>Brachystelma seshachalamense</i> (Apocynaceae), a new species from Andhra Pradesh, India

  • K. Prasad Botanical Survey of India, Deccan Regional Centre, Hyderabad 500048
  • P. V. Prasanna Central National Herbarium, Botanical Survey of India, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah 711 103
Keywords: Brachystelma seshachalamense, New species, Asclepiadoideae, Ceropegieae, Seshachalam hills

Abstract

Brachystelma seshachalamense, a new species belonging to the family Apocynaceae, is described from the Seshachalam hills of Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The new species is  closely allied to Brachystelma beddomei Hook. f., but differs in usually solitary flowers, corolla tube large with a ring of hairs around the corona, corolla lobes spreading with white hairy along the margins and pubescent inside, coronal cup lemon yellow, interstaminal corona shallowly lobed with hairs.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 23(1): 53-57, 2016 (June)

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Prasad, K., & Prasanna, P. (2016). <i>Brachystelma seshachalamense</i&gt; (Apocynaceae), a new species from Andhra Pradesh, India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 23(1), 53-57. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v23i1.28344
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