Conservation Concern Species

           This sections gives resource managers and researchers information regarding 195 Red Listed Medicinal Plants species that requires conservation measures. Details regarding botanical name, IUCN threat category, distribution data, digitized maps, scanned herbarium images, trade details are included. For selected species, Taxon Sheets /profiles with threat assessment details based on Conservation and Management Prioritisation workshops are being provided as ready reference. For more information, write to

Type the name of the plant and then Click on the Plant name to View the Details.

No. of species 197

Plant species
Botanical NameAmorphophallus commutatus ENGL.
Threat StatusVulnerable / Global
Used InFolk
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Western Ghats (March 1999)
Amorphophallus commutatus
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
KarnatakaVU1999Not Traded
KeralaVU1999Not Traded
Tamil NaduVU1998Not Traded
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Marathi (3)sherla, ujomut, vajramuth

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