Authors: Roy, Susmita; Paul, T. K.; Mukherjee, Sobhan Kumar
Publication: Paripex - Indian Journal of Research
Year: 2017
Genera: Rhynchoglossum

Loxotidinae is a very interesting group of the family Gesneriaceae. Loxotidinae belongs to the tribe Epithemateae under the subfamily Didymocarpoideae. A total of three (3) species under the subtribe Loxotidinae have been recorded from Indian part of Eastern Himalaya. Critical analysis of the recorded species shows some unusual morphology such as strong anisophylly, pseudoracemose inflorescence etc. Detailed morphological description, correct accepted name, synonym, key to the species, phenology and distribution have been discussed here.