Noteworthy additions to the flora of Uttarakhand, western Himalaya, India

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Ishwari D. Rai
Gajendra Singh
Gopal S. Rawat


During recent botanical explorations, we recorded three interesting plant species from the alpine regions (>3500m) of the Uttarakhand State in the western Himalaya.  After a detailed scrutiny of the literature and herbarium specimens, we ascertain their identity and report them as additions to the flora of Uttarakhand.  In this paper descriptions of these species along with their phenology, distribution, photographs, ecology and phytogeographical notes have been presented.

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Ishwari D. Rai, Wildlife Institute of India Post Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

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Gajendra Singh, Uttarakhand Space Application Center 93/II Vasant Vihar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248006


Gopal S. Rawat, Wildlife Institute of India Post Box # 18, Chandrabani, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001

Dean, Faculty of Wildlife Sciences


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