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 NameEmbelia ribes BURM.F.
Family MYRSINACEAE
Threat StatusLow Risk-Near Threatened / Regional
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Homeopathy, Tibetian, Unani and Sidha

Distribution
It is an Indo-Malesian species, reported from India, SriLanka, Singapore, Malayasia and S.China. It is found to occur throughout India in Central Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. This species is globally distributed in Indo-Malesia. Within India, it is found throughout up to an altitude of 5000 ft.
Common Uses
The fruits and root of Vidanga is used in the form of powder and paste to treat worms, heart-diseases, skin diseases, pollution of earth, headache, jaundice, poisoning and as rejuvinative.Worms:1. Vidanga excels as anthelmintic and is used in food and drinks, bath, fumigation and anointment. (CS.Ci.7.159),2.Warm decoction of vidanga and aragvadha (cassia fistula) should be given to those suffering from worms (3\40-60 ml) (AS.U.49.91).Diabetes:Powder of vidanga, triphala (Phyllanthus emblica, Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellerica) and pippali (piper longum) taken with honey destroys skin diseases, worms, diabetes, sinus and fistula-in-ano (10-15 gms) (SSR.12.33).
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Western Ghats (March 1999)
Andhra Pradesh (March 2001)
Maharashtra (February 2001)
Eastern Himalayas (February 2003)
MAPS AVAILABLE
Embelia ribes
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Embelia ribes
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
Andhra PradeshCR2001High
Arunachal PradeshNT2003High
KarnatakaVU1999High
KeralaNT1999High
NagalandVU2015Normal
OdishaVU2007High
SikkimVU2003High
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (3)baberang, biranje-kabali, branj cabuli
Hindi (6)baba-rang, baberang, bhabhiramg, karkannie, vayvidamg, wawrung
Kannada (12)amogha, hulimeese, vaayu vilanga, vaayu-vilanga, varana, vayi-vulanga, vayivilanga, vayubaliga, vayubilagu, vayuvilanga, vidanga, vilanga
Malayalam (8)pu-valli, tiriitticanni, tiruvittikanni, vayi-valannam, vayvilankam, vilal, visalam, vishaul
Marathi (8)ambti, baavdinga, karkannie, karkunnie, vaavadinga, vayvarang, vvavadinga, waiwarang
Persian (1)biranje-kabali
Sanskrit (45)amodha, amogha, anthunashana, bhasmaka, bidanga, chibatandula, chitra, chitra-tandula, chitrabija, chitratandula, citratandula, gahara, gardabha, ghosha, j vidangaka, jantughna, jantunashaka, kairala, kapali, kevala, krimighna, krimiha, krimikantaka, krimiripu, krimishetru, krmighna, krmiripu, mogha, mrigagamini, pavaka, rasayana, shudratandula, suchitrabija, tandula, tundula, tunduliyaka, vara, vatari, vella, vellah, vidanga, vidangah, vidangam, vrishanashana, vrishnasana
Tamil (56)campinattati, cantu2, carukkaraikkulikam, cintamai, kairali, kaivilankam, kapuliyarici, karicunti, kattukkodi, kattukkoti2, kattukodi, keralam, kirumikkinam2, kirumiyani, kirumiyari, kitacatturu, kitappakai, mantiyattaimarukkinron, mirukakamini#, mirukakamini@, mirukakamiyam, mirukavakkini, parivilankam, pulupakai, tantulam4, tantuliyam, titcanatantu, urucakam2, vaayuvidangam, vai vilangam, vaividangam, vaivilangam, vaivitankam, varnanai, vayi-vilangam, vayivilangam, vayu vilankam, vayu-vilamga, vayu-vilamgam, vayu-vilangam, vayuilankum, vayuvilanga, vayuvilankam, vayvilankam, vayvilankam#, vayvilankam@, vayvitankam, vellai, vellal, vennoccilvirai, vicalam 2, vilalarici, vilankam 1, vitankam, vivilangam, vollai
Telugu (9)potosul, vaividungalu, vayi-vitangamu, vayivilangamu, vayu-vilangam-chettu, vellal, vidangamu, vilangamu, vyivilangamu
Tibetan (5)bi-dan, bi-tan-ka, byi dan ga (d), byi tam ka, byi tan ga
Urdu (3)baobadang, baobarang, baobarang (babrang)

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (20) bai badang, baibidang black, baibidang red, baibring black, vaibidang kala, vaibidang lal, vaibidang lal-kala, vavding, vavding (kala), vavding lal, vavding lal kala, vayuvidang kaala, vayuvidang lal, vayuvidang lalkali, vayvidand lal-kala, vayvidang kala (black), vayvidang lal (red), vidanga, vavding, vizhaalari
SEEDS (4) bai-bidang, vai - vidang kala, vai-vidang, vayuvidanga
SEED (2) baibiranga (vavding) red & black, vaividang
FRUIT (5) vaayu vidangam, vai-vidang, vaividang, vaividang (red), vidanga
POWDER (1) vavding
FRUITS(B) (1) vayuvidanga
FRUITS(R) (1) vayuvidanga



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