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Flora of Eastern Ghats Volume 6: Hydrocharitaceae Cyperaceae

T Pullaiah (Author) S Karuppusamy (Author)

Eastern Ghats, one of the nine floristic zones in India, are located between 1 1°50'-22°N
latitutde and 76'50'-86°30' E longitude in a north-east to south-west strike. In the present
volume Systematic enumeration of Monocot families (except Orchidaceae and Poaceeae)
is given. Families are arranged according to Bentham and Hooker's system with incorporation of recent changes. Under each family key to the genera, followed by genus with its authority, keys to the species, and species enumeration is given. The genera under the family and species under each genus are arranged in alphabetical sequence. Keys are of the indented type. The enumeration of the species includes citation according to ICN, basionym and synonyms if any, description and distribution in the Eastern Ghats, flowering and fruiting period, vernacular names if any, specimens examined and distribution in lndia and World. Index to families, genera, species and vernacular names are given at the end. Line drawings of most of the species and photographs of many species are also given.

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About the authors

T Pullaiah

Prof. T Pullah obtained his M.Sc. (1971) and Ph.D. degrees in Botany from Andhra University.  He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Moscow State University, Russia, during 1976-1978.  He traveled widely in Europe and visited Universities and Botanic Gardens in about 16 countries.  He joined Sri Krishnadevaraya University as Lecturer in 1979 and became Professor in 1993.  He held several positions in the University as Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, Head, Department of Botany; Chairman, Board of Studies in Botany; Head, Department of Sericulture; Co-ordinator and Chairman, Board of Studies in Biotechnology; Principal, S K University College and Warden, S K, University Hostels.  He has published 43 books, 238 research papers and 35 popular articles in Journals of repute.  He is the Principal – Investigator of 20 major Research Projects totaling more than a Crore of Rupees funded by DBT, DST, CSIR, UGC, BSI, WWF, GCC, BARC etc.  Under his guidance, 45 students obtained their Ph.D. degrees and 34 students their M.Phil. degrees.  He is the recipient of Best Teacher Award from the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Prof. P Maheshwari Gold Medal of the Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxanomy.  He served as the Vice President of the Indian Botanical Society and presently the Councilor of the same.  He served as a member of Species Survival commission of International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN).

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S Karuppusamy

Dr. S. Karuppusamy is Research Associate in Department of Botany, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur.  He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Gandhigram Rural Institute, Deemed University, Tamil Nadu in 2003.  Later he worked as a Post Doctoral Fellow in Department of Biotechnology, Sri Krishnadevaraya University.  He published more than 20 research papers in referred journals.  He is life member of many scientific societies and recipient of Young Botanist Award 2006 from Indian Botanical Society.

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Bibliographic information

Title Flora of Eastern Ghats Volume 6: Hydrocharitaceae Cyperaceae
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.03.2020
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788194276012
length x+334p.