Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2016)
A new variety of Acmella uliginosa (Asteraceae) from Kerala, India
Author(s): Reshmi GR, Rajalakshmi R
Abstract: A new variety Acmella uliginosa Sw. var. pentamera Reshmi & Rajalakshmi, is described and illustrated from Kerala, India. Compare this species with available species of Acmella and cross checked with previous literature for authetification of this taxa. And its morphological features are compared with the currently recognized species A. uliginosa. The current paper provides a detailed description of the new taxa and photographs and illustrations are provided for the easy identification of the variety. The present study concluded that this taxa is new to science from Kerala, India.