Name : Sarang Ashok Bokil

Designation : Research Student

Brief Background :

I have completed M.Sc. in Botany with specialisation in Angiosperm taxonomy. Since then I am actively working in the field of angiosperm taxonomy. Started research career as a research fellow on DST-SERB funded project entitled ‘Systematic studies on little known genera of Cucurbitaceae in India’ in Department of Botany, Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune, University of Pune, India. Presently working as a Research Student on the DST-SERB funded project entitled ‘Muraina grasses of India: addressing the polymorphism and interspecific variation through morphological, ecological, and molecular phylogenetic studies’in Biodiversity and palaeobiology group (Plants & Diatoms), Agharkar Research Institute, Pune.

Contact Details :

B.Sc (Botany), M.Sc (Botany-Angiosperm taxonomy)

Grass taxonomy, Molecular systematics and Evolution, Botanical nomenclature, Plant tissue culture, Gardening and landscaping.

  1. Bokil, S.A., Alan Thomas S.,Shigwan B. K.†, Choudhary R. K. &Datar M. N.Lectotypification of Ischaemum heterotrichumHack. (Andropogoneae,Poaceae),Phytotaxa369 (2): 126–128.

  2. Bokil, S. A., Darshetkar, A. M., Maurya, S., Choudhary, R. K., &Datar, M. N. (2019). Lectotypification of two names of SmithsoniaSaldanha (Orchidaceae).Phytotaxa. 427(1): 80-84.

  3. Maurya, S., Bokil, S. A., Darshetkar, A. M., Datar, M. N., &Choudhary, R. K. (2020). Second-step lectotypification of the name Wormiamansonii, the basionym of Dilleniamansonii(Dilleniaceae).Phytotaxa432(2): 221-222.

  4. Bokil, S.A., Choudhary R. K., Tamhankar S. &Datar M. N. (2020) Ischaemum janarthanamii(Poaceae, Andropogoneae), a new species from the Western Ghats, India: evidence from morphological and molecular data. Ann.Bot.Finnici, 57: 321-330.