Eleocharis neglecta (Cyperaceae): an addition to the flora of South India

Kavya K.N. & A.R. Viji

Published on : 30-Sep-2023

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2023.33.03.07


Eleocharis neglecta Borude, Chandore, Gholave & S.R.Yadav, closely similar to E. dulcis (Burm.f.) Trin. ex Hensch., was collected from Thiruvananthapuram district and reported here for the first time from South India. A detailed description of the species along with a photoplate and relevant notes are provided for easy identification.