Rediscovery of Puccinellia stapfiana R. R. Stewart - An Endemic Grass from Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir

Amit Chauhan, Singh D.K. & J.S. Dhakre

Published on : 01-Jan-2022



Puccinellia stapfiana R.R. Stewart, an endemic grass closely allied to P. himalaica Tzvelev and P. tenuiflora (Griseb.) Scribn. & Merr., has been rediscovered from Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir after a gap of 135 years. This species was first collected by T. Thomson in 1847. It is described and illustrated.