An extended distribution of Natesh’s Cape-pondweed Aponogeton nateshii (Aponogetonaceae), a new record to the state of Goa

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Rutuja Rajendra Kolte
Anup Satish Deshpande
Prabha Muraleedharan Pillai
Shrirang Ramchandra Yadav


Aponogeton nateshii, a recently described species from Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra and also recorded from Belagavi District of Karnataka is now reported from the state of Goa for the first time.  This species is highly variable in habitat preference, leaf morphology and embryo appendages.

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Rutuja Rajendra Kolte, Department of Botany, Goa University, Taleigao plateau, Goa 403206, India

Working in the Department of Botany as Research Scholar.


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