VEGETOS: An International Journal of Plant Research & Biotechnology
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Volume: 34, Issue: 2, June 2021


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Doi: 10.1007/s42535-021-00209-x
Doi Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42535-021-00209-x
First Page: 460
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Published: 07 April, 2021

Phenetic analysis of some medicinal plants of Asteraceae of Tripura, North-east India


Abstract:

A study was conducted to analyse the phenetic relationship of fifteen species of family Asteraceae found in various parts of Tripura based on their seedling morphological characters and to prepare a synoptic key for their early identification. All taxa showed Phanerocotylar Epigeal Foliaceous (PEF) type of germination, with marked difference in their cotyledonary morphological characters. For preparation of the artificial key various parameters like- germination pattern, position of cotyledon, hypocotyl, epicotyl, and paracotyledon and first two leaves development etc. were considered. The taxonomic status of the studied taxa had been determined on the basis of seedling morphological characters and presented through a phenogram.

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Keywords:


Seedling Morphology, Taxonomy, Asteraceae


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Acknowledgements :



Author is grateful to Tripura University for providing RET fellowship.


Author Information:



Rashmi Rani
Plant Taxonomy and Biodiversity Laboratory, Department of Botany, Tripura University, Suryamaninagar, India
rashmi.botany@tripurauniv.in




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