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Taxonomical Identification and Amplified Description of Three Commonly Used Threatened Ethnomedicinal Species of Abutilon Mill. (Malvaceae) from India: An Exomorphological Analysis

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Taxonomical identification keys and amplified description of three commonly used threatened ethnomedicinal species viz., Abutilon indicum (L.) Sweet, A. hirtum (Lamk.) Sweet and A. ramosum (Cav.) Guill. & Perr. are provided based on field-based exomorphological data along with distribution, habitat, field status and uses. These three species were collected in and around Jawaharlal Nehru University New Campus Forest, a part of southern Ridge of Aravali Hills.
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  • Angiosperm Taxonomy & Ecology Laboratory, Botany Department, Maulana Azad College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata – 700013, India
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