Polygonum Chaturbhujanum : New Plant Species
A new plant species of Polygonum genus has been discovered at Gol Pahadi Island of the Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Maharashtra during a survey.
- New plant species named Polygonum Chaturbhujanum has been discovered at Gol Pahadi island of PTR.
- It is an herb.
- Six plant species endemic to India have also been found in Pench.
- They are Aegineta indica, Boerhavia crispa, Habenaria gibsonii var foetida, Iphigenia pallida, Petalidium barlerioides and Barleria gibsonii.
- Pench Tiger Reserve is located in the southern reaches of the Satpura hills in the Seoni and Chhindwara districts in Madhya Pradesh and continues in Nagpur district in Maharashtra as a separate Sanctuary.