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 NameHydnocarpus kurzii (KING) WARB.
Threat StatusEndangerd / North East
Used InAyurveda, Folk and Sidha

This species is globally distributed across India, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Within India, it has been recorded in the evergreen forests throughout Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Tripura in an altitude range of 200-1000 m. often forming gregarious patches.
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Eastern Himalayas (February 2003)
Hydnocarpus kurzii
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
Arunachal PradeshNT2003Normal
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
English (1)chaulmoogra oil
Hindi (1)chaulmoogra
Sanskrit (1)tuvaraka
Tamil (7)maravetti, neeradi muththu, niradimutu, nirati, niratimuttu, niretti muttu, nirvetti muttu

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