Oberonia swaminathanii, a new orchid species from Kerala

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manudev madhavan

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Feb 14, 2011, 12:18:20 AM2/14/11
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Hi, 
Attaching here with the photograph of Oberonia swamintahanii Ratheesh, Manudev & Sujanapal, recently described from Wayanad distict of Kerala. 
(Narayanan, M. K. R., Manudev, K. M., Sujanapal, P., Kumar, N. A., Sivadasan, M. and Alfarhan, A. H. (2010), Oberonia swaminathanii sp. nov. (Orchidaceae) from Kerala, India. Nordic Journal of Botany, 28: 713–715. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2010.00822.x)

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Manudev K Madhavan
Systematic & Floristic Lab,
Department of Botany, 
Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research 
St. Joseph's College, Devagiri
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Pankaj Kumar

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Feb 14, 2011, 12:31:54 AM2/14/11
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Thanks for sharing. I was about to say why not O. chandrasekharanii,
but then I saw the reprint.
Great work!! Kudos to you and your co-authors.
Pankaj

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manudev madhavan

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Feb 14, 2011, 1:14:25 AM2/14/11
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Thanks a lot..

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Smita Raskar

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Feb 14, 2011, 2:47:10 AM2/14/11
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Wow that is so cuuute..... Congrates :):)
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