Taxonomic revision of the genus gagea salisb. liliaceae in india and adjoining regions
Dasgupta, S.; Deb, D.B.
Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 83(1): 78-97
ISSN/ISBN: 0006-6982 Accession: 006580245
Taxonomic revision of the genus Gagea Salisb. (Liliaceae), in India and adjoining regions comprising 12 species and 1 extra-typical variety including 1 new species is presented in this paper. 5 species hitherto known as distinct have been reduced to synonymy and 1 to a variety. 5 species are reported for the first time for this region. Taxa are described with synonyms, original citations, and types. Key to the species is given. Distribution and phenology of the taxa are traced. Exsiccata studied are cited. [G. persica Boiss. var. kashmiriensis comb. et. stat. nov. (G. kashmiriensis Turnll) is described.].