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Fascicles of Flora of India, Fascicle 25 : Ericaceae

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Series: Flora of India: Series 1 - Fascicles Volume: 25

By: M Sanjappa(Editor), ARK Sastry(Editor)

468 pages, 14 plates with colour photos and colour illustrations; 149 b/w line drawings, 14 b/w distribution maps

Botanical Survey of India

Hardback | Mar 2014 | #218840
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Ericaceae in India comprises of 11 genera and 280 species (46 endemic) representing 4 subfamilies: Cassiopoideae, Ericoideae, Enkianthoideae and Vaccicinoideae. Among the 11 genera, Diplarche has 2 species, Rhododendron 102 (17 endemic), Enkianthus 1, Cassiope 3, Gaultheria 22, Leucothoe 1, Craibiodendron 1, Lyonia 3, Pieris 1, Agapetes 57 (19 endemic) and Vaccinium 27 (6 endemic). Five species and 8 varieties of agapetes, Vaccinium and Rhododendron and 2 subseries of agapetes are synonymised in this work.

The following new species, new varieties and new subseries: 4 species and 6 varieties of Agapetes, one variety of Enkianthus, a subseries, 3 species and 2 varieties of Gaultheria, 2 species and a variety of Vaccinium and one species, one variety, one new subsection and a new combination from India are included in the fascicle.


1. Ericaceae
2. Ericoideae
3. Diplarche hook.f. & Thomson (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
4. Rhododendron L. (D. Bhattacharyya and M. Sanjappa)
5. Enkianthoideae
6. Enkianthus Lour. (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
7. Cassiopoideae
8. Cassiope D. Don (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
9. Vaccinioideae
10. Gaultheria L. (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
11. Leucothoe D. Don (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
12. Craibiodendron W.W. Sm. (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
13. Lyonia Nutt. (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
14. Pieris D. Don (S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)
15. Agapetes D.Don ex G. Don (D Banik and M. Sanjappa
16. Vaccinium L.(S. Panda and M. Sanjappa)


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