Swertia pseudohookeri (Gentianaceae): a new record for India

Hajong B. & P. Bharali

Published on : 31-Mar-2024

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2024.34.01.05


Swertia pseudohookeri Harry Sm. is a species endemic to the eastern Himalayas, was previously known only from Bhutan and Nepal. Here, we report this species for the first time in India from the high-altitude regions of Arunachal Pradesh. A detailed taxonomic description, colour photographs, and a distribution map are provided.