New records of three species and a genus of angiosperms for Bangladesh

  • Gazi Mosharof Hossain Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka 1342
  • Saleh Ahammad Khan Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka 1342
  • Sayedur Rahman Bangladesh National Herbarium, Chiriakhana Road, Mirpur 1, Dhaka 1216
  • Sandeep Sharma Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Washington DC
  • Md. Abdur Rahim Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka 1342
  • Md. Rakibul Islam Khan Procurement officer, Geological Survey of Bangladesh, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources
Keywords: Cayratia maritime, Leptadenia reticulate, Oberonia disticha, New records, Sundarban, Bangladesh

Abstract

Three species viz., Cayratia maritima Jackes of family Vitaceae Juss., Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight & Arn. of Apocynaceae Juss. and Oberonia disticha (Lam.) Schltr. of Orchidaceae Juss. have been reported here for the first time from Sundarban Mangrove Forest of Bangladesh. The genus Leptadenia R.Br. is a new addition to the Angiosperms of Bangladesh. Taxonomic description, photographs and illustrations of these species have been provided.

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2019-12-23
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Hossain, G., Khan, S., Rahman, S., Sharma, S., Rahim, M., & Khan, M. R. (2019). New records of three species and a genus of angiosperms for Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 26(2), 149-156. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v26i2.44575
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