Cuscuta janarthanamii (Convolvulaceae), a new species from lateritic plateaus of Western Ghats, India

Kolte R.R.*, Deshpande A.S., Gaonkar V.U., Prabhu T.N. & S.S. Kambale

Published on : 30-Sep-2019



Cuscuta janarthanamii (Convolvulaceae) is herein described and illustrated as a new species. This new species is morphologically similar to C. capitata Roxb. and grows parasitically on Lepidagathis keralensis Madhus. & N.P.Singh (Acanthaceae). A detailed description and the photographs of the new taxon are provided here.