Peristylus sahanii P. Kumar, G.S.Rawat & J.S.Jalal Kew Bulletin 65 (1): 1-4 (2010);
Fwd: Peristylus sahanii: New orchid species for science. : 7 posts by 5 authors.
Please find attached herewith our first new orchid to science (last time I had sent the second one), recently published in Kew Bulletin, UK. This was my dream to publish one of my articles in Kew Bulletin and
secondly to name a plant after my father.
The plant can be cited as:
For the time being the taxa can be considered as endemic to Netarhat region of Jharkhand.
The etymology of the species says:
Thanks to all for their valuable support and motivation.
ORCHIDACEAE Juss. Fortnight: Peristylus sahanii Kumar, G.S.Rawat & Jalal from Jharkhand, PKS-58 : Attachments (1). 12 posts by 8 authors.
Peristylus sahanii Kumar, G.S.Rawat & Jalal, Kew Bull. 65: 101 (2010).
Attachment: 028 2010 PERISTYLUS SAHANII KEW BULLETIN.pdf
Nice to know that you published a new species in a hard core taxonomic journal of highest standard.