Asteropyrum peltatum (Ranunculaceae): A new generic record for India

V.S. Hareesh, Lidén M. & M. Sabu

Published on : 31-Dec-2016



The genus Asteropyrum J.R. Drumm. & Hutch. (Ranunculaceae) is recorded for the first time for India from Arunachal Pradesh. The species A. peltatum (Franch.) J.R. Drumm. & Hutch. was previously known to occur from southwest China, northern Myanmar and Bhutan. A detailed description along with details on habitat, distribution and photographs is provided here.