Ceropegia maharashtrensis Punekar, Tamhankar, Lakshmin., Kumaran, Raut & S. K. Srivast.

Dies ist eine neuentdeckte, aber bisher noch nicht formal beschriebene Art vom Dhak Fort im Junnar-Taluka, einem Teil des Pune-Distrikt in Maharashtra / Indien.

Die Art ist nah verwandt mit den typischen aufrechtwachsenden indischen Arten wie Ceropegia sahyadrica Ansari & Kulk..

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Ceropegia maharashtrensis Punekar, Tamhankar, Lakshmin., Kumaran, Raut & S. K. Srivast.

This is a newly discovered, but not yet formally described species, found at the Dhak Fort in Junnar Taluka, a subdivision of the Pune District in Maharashtra / India.

The species is closely related to the typical upright growing Indian species like Ceropegia sahyadrica Ansari & Kulk..

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source:

– S. A. Punekar; S. A. Tamhankar; P. Lakshminarasimhan; K. P. N. Kumaran; A. Raut; S. K. Srivastava: Systematics and molecular phylogenetic analysis of erect species of Ceropegia section Buprestis (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae), with two new species from India. Nelumbo 55: 1-25. 2013
– Mayuri Phadnis: More flower power for Western Ghats. Pune Mirror Apr 28, 2014

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add.: This species is now reduced to synonymy with ? [1]

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[1] S. S. Kambale; S. R. Yadav: Lectotypifications and synonymy in Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Ceropegieae). Kew Bulletin 70(4): 1-9. 2015

edited: 29.01.2016