Check List 17(2): 569-574, doi: 10.15560/17.2.269
Symphyotrichum subulatum (Michx.) G.L.Nesom (Asteraceae): a new distribution record of an alien plant species in Kashmir Himalaya, India
expand article infoRuquia Gulzar, Anzar A. Khuroo§, Zubair A. Rather, Rameez Ahmad, Irfan Rashid|
‡ Centre for Biodiversity & Taxonomy, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir, Srinagar 190006, Jammu and Kashmir, India, Srinagar, India§ Centre for Biodiversity & Taxonomy, Srinagar, India| Department of Geoinformatics, University of Kashmir, Srinagar 190006, Jammu and Kashmir, India., Srinagar, India
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Symphyotrichum subulatum (Michx.) G.L.Nesom (Asteraceae) is reported as a new alien plant record for Kashmir Himalaya. The taxonomic identification of species is confirmed on the basis of shape of involucre, floral and seed characters. Detailed description, distribution map, and comments on distribution and ecology are also provided along with photographic illustration to facilitate easy identification of this species.

Alien species, biodiversity, diagnostic characters, Himalaya, taxonomy