Eriochrysis rangacharii C.E.C.Fisch. (1932:246)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1900 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:300)

Rediscovered by science/ethnoknown (Puyravaud et al., 2003; Humphreys et al., 2019)





Biology & Ecology










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