Hubbardia heptaneuron Bor, 1951




Taxonomy & Nomenclature



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Original scientific description:

Bor, N. L. (1951). A new genus of Indian grasses. Kew Bulletin 5: 385-388.


Other references:

Chandore, A.N., K.V. Gosavi, C.S.M. Gund, R.V. Gurav & S.R.Yadav (2012). Hubbardia diandra, a new species of Poaceae from the northern Western Ghats with a note on tribe Hubbardiae. Kew bulletin 67: 1-5.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Naik, H. S. Y. and Krishnamurthy, Y. L. (2020). A taxonomic note on Hubbardia heptaneuron in Shivamogga District, Karnataka. Plantasia #17, In: Zoo’s Print 35(3): 18-20.

Nayar, M.P. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) (1987). Red data book of Indian plants: 1-367. Calcutta.

Potdar, G.G., C.B. Salunkhe & S.R. Yadav (2003). Rediscovery of a long lost monotypic, endemic grass genus Hubbardia Bor of the Western Ghats, pp. 317-320. In: Janarthananm, M.K. & D. Narasimhan (eds.) Plant Diversity, Human Welfare and Conservation.

Ramaswamy, S.N., M.R. Radhakrishna & D.A. Govindappa (2001). Flora of Shivamogga District, Karnataka. Prasaranga, Manasagangothri, Mysore. 691-692.

Salunkhe, C. B., Yadav, S. R. and Potdar, G. G. (2002). Rediscovery of Grass Hubbardia. Species, 38, pp.12.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.

Yadav, S.R., A.N. Chandore, R.V. Nimbalkar & Gurav (2009). Reintroduction of Hubbardia heptaneuron Bor a critically endangered endemic grass in Western Ghats. Current Science 96: 880.


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