The identity of Ophiorrhiza barnesii (Rubiaceae) – a critically endangered and endemic species of the southern Western Ghats, India

Nair A.S.V., Gangaprasad A., Rameshkumar K.B. & E.S.S. Kumar

Published on : 30-Jun-2023



The identity and rediscovery of Ophiorrhiza barnesii C.E.C.Fisch. (Rubiaceae), a critically endangered species from the Western Ghats is discussed here. Detailed species descriptions are accompanied by stereomicroscope images, SEM images of pollen grains, data on ecology and conservation status.