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Cycas sainathii R.C.Srivast.

Published in: Indian J. Pl. Sci. [Jaipur] 3(1): 109-110, pl. 1. 2014. View in CIBTech (?S3)

Type Information

Collector and Number: R.C. Srivastava cy 201

Locality: West Bengal: Howrah district, Shibpur, AJCBIB Garden,, 6-Feb-14

Type Location(s): HT:CAL

Type notes: Described from cultivated plants in Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden in Calcutta. Provenance unknown but reported as 'probably introduced from Andaman & Nicobar Islands'. Considered similar but distinct from Cycas zeylanica (J.Schust.) A.Lindstr. & K.D.Hill in the protologue description. Sporophyll depicted in protologue does match material from the Andaman Islands (A.J. Lindstrom, pers. comm.) .

This name is considered a Synonym of Cycas zeylanica (J.Schust.) A.Lindstr. & K.D.Hill

Synonymy notes: Placed into synonymy under C. zeylanica following Singh & Misra 2020 in Indian Journal of Forestry 43(1), pp.46-57, 2020 .


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