Data from: Eriocaulon madayiparense (Eriocaulaceae) - a new species from the foot hills of the Western Ghats of India
Rajesh, K. P.; Swapna, M. M.; Manju, C. N.; Prakashkumar, R. (2012), Data from: Eriocaulon madayiparense (Eriocaulaceae) - a new species from the foot hills of the Western Ghats of India, Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.r3gr75qs
Eriocaulon madayiparense Swapna, Rajesh, Manju & Prakashkumar sp. nov. is described and illustrated from the Madayipara, a lateritic midland of Kannur District of Kerala. The species is allied to E. eurypeplon Koernicke, in its two free male and female sepals, female sepals being keeled and acute and not exceeding the floral bracts, acuminate leaf apex and setiform appendages appearing in vertical rows, but differs mainly inyellow seeds with solitary appendage arising from transverse radial walls, curved and connate with the adjacent ones of the same vertical row forming longitudinal parallel ribs on the surface of seeds.