TAXONOMIC NOTES ON BOUCEROSIA TRUNCATO-CORONATA SEDGEWICK – A LITTLE KNOWN PLANT SPECIES IN SOUTHERN INDIA
- Taxonomic notes,
- Boucerosia truncate-coronata,
- endemic plant.
Boucerosia truncata-coronata Sedgewick is a little known endemic succulent species in southern India. The description of a new species Boucerosia nilagiriana Subba Rao and Kumari from Nilgiri hills make an attention to study the B. truncata-coronata. The recent study proved that B. nilagiriana is conspecific to B.
truncato-coronata. This communication provided detailed description, taxonomic notes and illustration for easy identification and conservation of the little known plant species.