Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2020)
Five new generic records for the flora of Odisha from Koraput district, India
Author(s): Ramakanta Mishra, Gouri Sankar Juga Prakash Jena, Smaranika Nayak, Kunja Bihari Satapathy
Abstract: Koraput district in Odisha ishighly enriched with huge number of diversified flora. Neoteric field works in the discrete parts of the district including agricultural lands have managed to collect five vascular plants new to terrestrial flora of the state. These new additions include five new genera. Comprehensive morphological features, distribution and habitat of each of these species are furnished along with elucidation and photographs. The record of new additions to the flora of Odisha showed that the state needs exhaustive floral explorations.