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Fimbristylis agasthyamalaensis: New plant species discovered in Western Ghats

Published: April 3, 2018

Researchers have discovered new grass-like plant species named Fimbristylis agasthyamalaensis in Ponmudi hills within the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot. It has been classified as sedge, the grass-like plant and has been named after the locality from which it was found. Key Facts The new species of plant belongs to the ..