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Published: 2023-05-25
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A new variety of Brachystemma calycinum (Caryophyllaceae) from West Bengal, India with notes on its typification

Publication section, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata – 700 064, West Bengal, India
Brachystemma bifid petals Buxa Wildlife Sanctuary lectotype Neora Valley National Park var. nov. Eudicots


Brachystemma (Caryophyllaceae) is an asian monotypic genus including B. calycinum. As part of field survey in Dooars and Darjeeling–Sikkim Himalaya (India), a population ascribed to this species was found. Since the different morphology, a new variety has been described and illustrated. Moreover, the typification of the name B. calycinum is also discussed.


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