A new species of Tylophora (Apocynaceae- Asclepiadoideae – Asclepiadeae) from the Nicobar Islands, India

Murugan C. & M.Y. Kamble

Published on : 31-Dec-2012

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2012.22.02.03


A new species, Tylophora nicobarica, is described from the Nicobar Islands of the Andaman & Nicobar Archipelago. It is closely allied to T. subramanii A.N. Henry but differs in having glabrous leaves, longer petioles, ovate calyx lobes and pubescent and greenish yellow corolla.