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 NameCelastrus paniculatus WILLD.
Family CELASTRACEAE
Threat StatusVulnerable / Regional
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Tibetian, Unani and Sidha

Distribution
Globally the species occurs in the tropical and subtropical regions of India, Myanmar (earlier Burma), China, Malesia, SriLanka and Phillipines and also in North America. Within India, it occurs in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. This species is globally distributed from South Asia to Australia. Within India, it is distributed almost all over India chiefly in the deciduous forests, up to an altitude of 1800 m. and also found in the Middle and South Andamans.
Common Uses
The leaf and seed of Jyotismati is used in the form of powder and oil to treat udara roga, wound, sidhma, drowsiness in fever and amenorrhoea.Skin diseases (eczema /Sidhma):Jyotismati oil processed with water of apamarga-ksara (Achyranthes aspera ) processed seven times. By massaging it destroys eczema (AH.Ci.19.75).Amenorrhoea:Japa (hibiscus rosa-sinensis ) flowers with sour gruel and fried jyotismati leaves, by intake, induce menstruation (CD.62.25)
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Western Ghats (March 1999)
Andhra Pradesh (March 2001)
Maharashtra (February 2001)
Madhya Pradesh (July 2003)
MAPS AVAILABLE
Celastrus paniculatus
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Celastrus paniculatus
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
Andhra PradeshNT2001High
ChhatisgarhVU2003High
KarnatakaNT1999High
KeralaVU1999High
Madhya PradeshVU2003High
OdishaVU2007High
RajasthanVU2007High
Tamil NaduNT1998High
West BengalEN2007High
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (1)malkangni
Hindi (19)jangli-mali, kangni kavela, kangni-kavela, mal-kangni, mal-kangni-ke-binj, malakanguni, mali, malkagni, malkakni, malkamni, malkangani, malkangni, malkauni, malkungi, malkunki, sandhran, sankheran, sankhiran, sankhiren
Kannada (30)bhavanga beeja, gangunde kaayi, gangunga hambu, gangura hambu, gavana gonge, gavanagonge, gavunagange, gavungongi, gavungonki, gavunki, gonge balli, gongi, gungange balli, gungunge balli, kaareganne hambu, kaaregavana, kangali, kangammana balli, kangli, kangondi, kangondi balli, kangondiballi, kangonge, karegavane, kari ganne, kari gavane, kariganne, karigonne, kowri yeradu balli, maala kanguni
Malayalam (5)ceruppunna, palulavam, paluzhavam, valulavam, valuzhuva
Marathi (8)kaakamardanika, kakundalithida, kamgoni, kangoni, maalkangani, maalkangoni, malkangoni, pigavi
Sanskrit (50)agnibhasa, agnidipta, agnimasha, alavana, amruta, avega, dipta, durjara, durmada, gatida, ingudi, jio, joytishmati, jyotishka, jyotishlata, jyotishmati, jyotiskaphala, jyotismati, kakamardanika, kakandaki, kakandi, kanguni, kangunika, katabhi, katavira, katumbhi, kinshuka, lagana, lavana, medhya, nishphala, paravatanghri, paravatapadi, pidya, pinya, pitataila, putitaila, sphutabandhani, supingala, sutaina, suvarnalatika, suvarnanakuli, swarnalata, tahnirusi, tejasvini, tejavati, tishmati, triparni, vanhiruchi, vega
Tamil (110)acuvalakkal, adibaricham, alankankanam, amuttirakali, ankolakkanni, appakam, atipari-chcham, atipariccam, atiparich-cham, atipatican, atipaticcam, atipaticcankam, cakinitam, campavaluki, carasvati, cilantikam, cinnavaluluvai, ciruvaluluvai, cotikam, cotimayam, cotimpam, cotiyam, cottiyam, cunacanam, cunicam, cunicanam, cuyotispati, jotimayam, kacappi5, kaciram1, kagodagi, kakotaki, kakotarici, kalambam, kaligam, kalikam, kankuni, kapam, kapampam, kapampokki, kappam, katampam2@, katapi, kativiranakari, kattanci2, kirimikkini, kirumikkundram, kirumikkunram, kukkalati, kungiligam, kunkilikam, kuvangundal, kuvari, kuvarikuntal, makacani, makacu etam, makacuvecam, makacuvetam, makaravetikam, malganguni, malkankani, malkankuni, mallakam, mannai 1, maticakkini, matipaccam, matipaticcam, mattimaccam, natumatirai, pamatam, pantunacani, paravatam, parvatam 1, paticcam, peymiratti 2, pukalappal, pulappakal, pulippakal, punarpakal, puppakam, siruvaluluvai, tanicai, tanti4, tecavati, tipaccam, tipati, tipaticam#, tipaticam@, tipaticcam#, tipaticcam@, tiripatam, turukkanati, vaaluluvai, vakuntimatam, vakuntumatam, val, valukai, valulurai, valuluvai, valuluvai#, valuluvaiyarici, valuluvari, valuluwai, valuzhuvai, vantiyam 2, vetam, virocani 2, yapatam, yarpatam, yatukam
Telugu (33)baavanji, baavunji, bavanji, bavungie, bavunji, bhavunji, erikata, erikatha, erileta, erukata, gandumida, gundu-mida, gundumaeda, gundumeda, jyothishmathi, maayalerikatha, maayaleruthige, mala-eri-kata, malaerikata, malkanguni, malkanguni-vittulu, maneru, manirtheega, mayalaerikata, mayalerukata, mayalerutige, odur, palleruthivva, pallerutiva, pallerutivva, theega paaleru, yarikatha, yerilata
Tibetan (1)dzo ti sma ti
Urdu (2)malkangni, roghan mal kangni

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
SEEDS (7) bavanthi beeja, bavanti beeja, mal-kangni, malakankani beej, malkangani, malkangani beeja, malkangni
Not recorded (10) jyostishmati, malkangani, maalkankani beej, mal kangani tel no.1, mal kangani tel no.2, malakangani, malakgani, malkangani, malkankani, malkankani beej
SEED (3) mal kangani beej, mal-kangni (new), valuluvai
FRUIT (1) malkangani
FRUITS (1) malkangani



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