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Pteridophytes of Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary, Mizoram, India


Pteridophytic flora of Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary, Mizoram has been carried out. A total of 33 species belonging to 21 genera and 18 families are enumerated for the first time from the sanctuary. This includes three new distributional records viz., Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott, Pleocnemia submembranacea (Hyata) Tagawa & K. Iwats. and Tectaria decurrens (C. Presl) Copel. from Mizoram, remaining all are new report to this sanctuary. An identification key along with basionym and distribution of each species in Northeast India has been provided in present communication.

Keywords Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary (NGWLS), Pteridophytes, Mizoram.