Additions to the flora of Sirumalai hills, Eastern Ghats, India

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R.V. Sankar
R. Kottaimuthu
K. Ravikumar


Extensive botanical surveys conducted in the Sirumalai hills, Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu during 2005-08 have resulted in the collection of 374 plant species. Review of literature indicated that 85 of these have not been recorded earlier from the region. Hence they are reported as additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills. All these 85 taxa are occurring naturally in the region and are presented here, with collection details for further reference.

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