Nature and Science




SOME PECULIAR STRUCTURES IN BERGENIA SPECIES GROWING IN WESTERN HIMALAYA

SANYUKTA CHOWDHARY* AND K. R. VERMA

Abstarc :

Some peculiar structures at the petiolar region of Bergenia species are described. Presence of hood
like structure at petiole region is one of the chief diagnostic characters in all the three species of Bergenia i.e., Bergenia ciliata (Haw.) Sternb., B. ligulata (Wall.) Engl. L., B. stracheyi (Hook. F. & Thoms) Engl. found in Western Himalaya. [Nature and Science 2010;8(6):1-4]. (ISSN: 1545-0740).




Key Word :
Petiolar region; Bergenia species; Bergenia ciliate; Himalaya

Volume 8, Number 6, June 2010 , ISSN 1545-0740