First record of Prenanthes aitchisoniana (Beauv.) Roohi Bano & Qaiser (Asteraceae) from India

Gunjan Sud


Prenanthes aitchisoniana (Asteraceae) is recorded for the first time in India from the Western Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh. So far it is known from a single locality in Afghanistan and three in Pakistan. A brief taxonomic description, images and location map of this uncommon taxon are provided here.


new record; distribution extension; rare species; Himachal Pradesh; Kinnaur; Nichar

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