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Volume 2012, Article ID 234820, 5 pages
Research Article

Medicinal and Environmental Indicator Species of Utricularia from Montane Forest of Peninsular Malaysia

1Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2Kepong Herbarium, Forest Research Institute Malaysia, 52109 Kepong, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 12 October 2011; Accepted 7 December 2011

Academic Editors: S.-M. Chaw, S. C. Land, and L. A. Videla

Copyright © 2012 Noorma Wati Haron and Ming Yee Chew. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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