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 NameGarcinia gummi-gutta (L.) ROBS.
Threat StatusVulnerable / Global
Used InAyurveda

This species has a restricted global distribution in occuring Southern India and Sri Lanka. Within India, it has been recorded in Western Ghats of Maharashtra (Bombay, Konkan), Goa (Anmod, Colem range, Sangeum), Karnataka (Chikmagalur, Dakshin and Uttar Kannada, Kodagu, Hassan, Shimoga), Kerala (Calicut, Cannanore, Palakkad, Nilambur, Thrissur and Thiruvananthapuram) and Tamil Nadu (Coimbatore, Nilgiri, Tirunelveli and Dharmapuri districts) in an altitude range of 400-900 m.
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Western Ghats (March 1999)
Garcinia gummi-gutta
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
Tamil NaduNT1998Normal
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Hindi (1)bilatti-amli
Kannada (19)aesali, aesalu huli, aradaalada mara, aradala, aradalaupagi, arasina pulige, kadagolu, karkapuli, mandu huli, manthey huli, manthuli, mantulli, munthe huli, muragi, opagi mara, punarpuli, seeme hunise, seeme kamboge, vote kaayi
Malayalam (8)coddam-pulli, kodappuli, kotakkappuli, kotappuli, kutappuli, marappuli, pinampuli, pinar
Marathi (2)daraambaa, darambo
Sanskrit (1)vrksamlah
Tamil (2)kodakkapuli, kodukkappuli
Telugu (3)seemachinta, vaadachinta, vrksamla

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
FRUITS (4) garcinia cambogia, vatte hule, vote kayi, kokam
RIND (1) kodampuli
Not recorded (1) kokam

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