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  • 27 December, 2020

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New species of sun rose found in the Eastern Ghats

New species of sun rose found in the Eastern Ghats

  • Botanists have discovered a new species of wild sun rose from the Eastern Ghats in India.
  • The new species, named Portulaca laljii, discovered from Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh has unique features such as a tuberous root, no hair in its leaf axils, a reddish pink flower, prolate­shaped fruits, and copper brown seeds without lustre.
  • These morphological features distinguish the species from other species of genus Portulaca.

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