Taxonomic identity and occurrence of Garcinia spicata and G. talbotii (Clusiaceae) in peninsular India

Rutuja S. Palkar, M.K. Janarthanam and S. Krishnan*

Published on : 30-Dec-2017



Garcinia talbotii Raizada ex Santapau is often misidentified as G. spicata (Wight & Arn.) Hook.f. in the regional Floras of northern Western Ghats. This paper clearly delimits these two species with unambiguous morphological and anatomical characters to facilitate authentic identification.