A species of Commelinaceae, Murdannia sahyadrica from the Northwestern Ghats in India, is described as new to science and illustrated. Morphologically it shows close affinities to M. semiteres and M. juncoides, from which it differs by orbicular petals, stamens symmetrically arranged around the central erect style, an ovoid capsule and uniseriately arranged seeds.
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