Check List 12(3): e19499, doi: 10.15560/12.3.1897
The rediscovery of Brownlowia tersa (L.) Kosterm. (Malvaceae), from the Andaman Islands, India — a Near Threatened mangrove species
expand article infoP. Ragavan, Alok Saxena§, P.M. Mohan, R.S.C Jeyaraj|, K. Ravichandran
‡ Pondicherry University, India§ Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun, India| Rain Forest Research Institute, India¶ Department of Environment and Forests, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, India
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Brownlowia tersa, described by C.E. Parkinson from the Andaman Islands during the 1920s, was never recollected. The present report concerns its recent collection from North Andaman and Middle Andaman Islands with updated nomenclature, detailed description and distribution notes. It is considered a near threatened species due to habitat loss.
Andaman Island; Brownlowia tersa; India; rediscovery