CEPF Western Ghats Special Series: Caralluma bicolour Ramach. et al., (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) - a rare and little known endemic plant as a new record from Palakkad District, Kerala State, India

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K.A. Anilkumar
K.M.P. Kumar
P.S. Udayan


Caralluma bicolor V.S. Ramach., S. Joseph, H.A. John and Sofiya (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) was known only from Tamil Nadu. Recent collections from Ranganathapuram and Cheerakadavu of the Eastern Attappady Hills of the Palakkad District, Kerala are not only a new report for the state of Kerala but also extend its distribution towards the Western slopes of the Western Ghats.

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