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Accepted Species

Cycas sainathii R.C.Srivast.

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

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.) .

Cycas andamanica K.Prassad, M.V.Ramana, Sanjappa & B.R.P.Rao
Cycas dharmrajii L.J.Singh
Cycas pschannae R.C.Srivast. & L.J.Singh

Distribution: India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands Territory)

IUCN Red List Conservation Status: Not Evaluated


© Copyright 2022. The World List of Cycads, online edition. Edited by Michael Calonje, Dennis Stevenson, and Roy Osborne.

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