Beccarinda tonkinensis (Pellegr.) B.L.Burtt

(syn: Beccarinda sinensis (Chun) B.L. Burtt; Slackia sinensis Chun; Slackia tonkinensis Pellegr.);

Common name: Tonkin Beccarinda


Beccarinda tonkinensis (Gesneriaceae), a new record for India

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Please convey my  congratulations and best wishes to   Dipankar ji for the esteemed publication.




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Beccarinda tonkinensis (Gesneriaceae), a new record for India and its IUCN Red List status in India (Abstract- We present the first record of Beccarinda tonkinensis (Pellegr.) B.L. Burtt (Gesneriaceae) for India on the basis of specimens collected in Kerang and Yosing, Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, India. The species is easily recognized from its congeners by its decumbent stem, basal leaves, axillary cymes and broadly ovate bracts. Until now, Beccarinda tonkinensis has only been known from China and Vietnam. A brief description of the records along with additional notes and photographs are provided. On the basis of known data, we conducted IUCN Red List assessment of the species in India with status EN B1ab(iii)+B2ab(iii); C2a(i); D.)

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