Aglaonema nebulosum (Araceae), range extension and first record from India


  • Bikarma Singh Biodiversity and Applied Botany Division, Herbarium & Plant Systematic Section, CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine
  • Dibyendu Adhikari Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, North-Eastern Hill University
  • Saroj Kanta Barik CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute



Biodiversity, Critically endangered, Northeastern India


Aglaonema nebulosum N.E.Br., Araceae is reported here for the first time from India based on unreported three collections from Urmasi, Nongtrai and Tyrna villages in Meghalaya, northeastern India. The species can be recognized by the oblanceolate to narrowly ellipticoblong leaves with entire margin, the membranous linear cataphylls inflorescence and dark red matured fruits in the form berry. Based on the population status and trend, the species was classified as Critically Endangered.


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How to Cite

Singh, B., Adhikari, D., & Barik, S. K. (2018). Aglaonema nebulosum (Araceae), range extension and first record from India. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 12(1), 239–243.