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Diversity of Genus Plagiochasma in Satpuda Range of Khandesh Region, Maharashtra
Tanveer A. Khan1* and Javed V. Khan2
1Department of Botany, H. J. Thim College of Arts and Science, Mehrun, Jalgaon-425 001,Maharashtra, India
2Department of Biotechnology, PGCSTR, Jalgaon-425 001, Maharashtra, India
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Abstract:

Satpuda range of Khandesh region is an-ignored geographical area by Indian bryologist. Hence, very little information is available regarding bryoflora of this range. In this study attempt was made to find out the status of genus Plagiochasma in this region. Out of 35 species of Plagiochasma only 8 are validly reported from the Indian subcontinent. In present study three species of Plagiochasma viz., Plagiochasma rupestre Forst, Plagiochasma pterospermum Mass, Plagiochasma appendiculatum Lehm. & Lindenb. have been reported for the first time from Satpuda range of Khandesh region of Maharashtra. The morphotaxonomical details along with their distribution in India have been given in present paper.

Keywords: Bryoflora,Khandesh region,Plagiochasma,Satpuda range
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Khan, T. A., Khan, J. V., 2018. Diversity of genus Plagiochasma in Satpuda range of Khandesh Region, Maharashtra.Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 5(11): 50-55. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2018.511.005