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

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No. of species 197

Plant species
Botanical NameAconitum violaceum JACQ. EX STAPF
Threat StatusCritically Endangerd / North West
Used InFolk

This speices is distributed in the Himalayan region across Pakistan, India and Nepal. Within India, it has been recorded in the alpine slopes in an altitude range of 3600-4800 m. in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh (Kullu, Shimla, Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti) and Uttar Pradesh.
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Western Himalayas (April 2003)
Aconitum violaceum
Aconitum violaceum
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
Himachal PradeshVU2010, VU2003Normal
Jammu and KashmirVU2003Normal
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Hindi (4)dudhia-bis, mitha telia, telia kachnag, tilla

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
ROOTS/TUBERS (1) mitha telia
Not recorded (2) mitha telia medium, mitha telia no.1

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