Strobilanthes affinis (Acanthaceae): a new addition to the flora of Manipur, India

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Rajkumari Supriya Devi
Sanjeet Kumar


Strobilanthes affinis (Griff.) Terao ex J.R.I. Wood J.R. Benn, a lesser known species of Acanthaceae family, is reported here as new to the flora of Manipur State, India.  A brief description of the species is provided along with phenological data, microscopic structure of pollen, distribution, and notes on associated flora and habitat.  Photographs are also provided for easy identification in the field.

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