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  • Title
    Dipcadi krishnadevarayae (Asparagaceae), a new plant species from Andhra Pradesh, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Dipcadi krishnadevarayae B.R.P.Rao (Asparagaceae), a new species from the Sri Krishnadevaraya University campus, Anantapuramu of Andhra Pradesh, India, is described and illustrated. The novel species is distinct from all other species of Dipcadi in having distinctly 6-lobed stigma and shows close affinity to D. serotinum (L.) Medik. and D. montanum (Dalzell) Baker. It differs from both allies in having a combination of up to 50cm long linear leaves, 85cm long 16–24 flowered scapes, greenish-yellow flowers, dark green band outside the outer tepals, distinctly 6-lobed stigma and up to 10 seeds in each locule.
    Attribution
    Boyina Ravi Prasad Rao, Kothareddy Prasad, Dasari Veeranjaneyulu, Mudavath Chennakesavulu Naik, Sugali Salamma & Angajala Narayanaswamy, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 13 (2016); pp. 9562–9567 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.3039.8.13.9562-9567