New records of three species and a genus of the Euphorbiaceae for Bangladesh

Authors

  • M. Nazim Uddin Department of Botany, Rangamati Government College, Rangamati
  • M. Oliur Rahman Department of Botany, University of Dhaka, Dhaka 1000
  • M. Atiqur Rahman Department of Botany, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v25i1.37185

Keywords:

Cleidiocarpon laurinum Airy Shaw, Euphorbia repens K. Koch, Euphorbia pycnostegia Boiss., First records, Euphorbiaceae, Bangladesh.

Abstract

Three species belonging to two genera of the family Euphorbiaceae are being
reported here as new records for Bangladesh, viz., Cleidiocarpon laurinum Airy Shaw, Euphorbia pycnostegia Boiss. and Euphorbia repens K. Koch. The genus Cleidiocarpon Airy Shaw is also a new generic record for Bangladesh. One cultivated species, Acalypha wilkesiana Muell.-Arg., is reported as addition to the account of the Euphorbiaceae of Bangladesh. Description and photographs of these species are provided.

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 25(1): 93-99, 2018 (June)

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Published

2018-06-27

How to Cite

Uddin, M. N., Rahman, M. O., & Rahman, M. A. (2018). New records of three species and a genus of the Euphorbiaceae for Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 25(1), 93–99. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v25i1.37185

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