Commelina andamanica S.M. Joseph & Nampy ;
Commelina andamanica- A new species from Andaman & Nicobar Islands : I am happy to inform you that our team have described a new species of Commelina, viz. C. andamanica S.M. Joseph & Nampy from Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The new species is published in the latest issue of Phytotaxa journal (online). Please see the link below
Help received from the Forest Department of the Islands, especially Mr. Joju Alappatt IFS, for his helps during the exploration is greatly acknowledged..
The species has been collected in September 2010, from Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Its been a wonderful trip i have ever had in my life. Thanks to all who came up with a helping hand during our 3 week exploration.