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 NameGentiana kurroo ROYLE.
Threat StatusCritically Endangerd / North West
Used InAyurveda, Tibetian and Unani

This species is distributed in the Himalayan region across Pakistan, India and Nepal. Within India, it has been recorded in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh between an altitude range of 1800-2700 m.
Taxon Sheet Details (CAMP Workshops at)
Western Himalayas (April 2003)
Gentiana kurroo
Gentiana kurroo
Conservation Concern Details
State Threat StatesWith Assessment year Trade
Himachal PradeshCR2010, CR2003Normal
Jammu and KashmirCR2003Normal
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Hindi (6)chireta, kadu, karu, kore, kutki, trayaman
Kannada (2)karadihanni, kiriyatu
Malayalam (2)kiriyat, trayamana
Marathi (1)kirayet
Sanskrit (9)anaryatikta, girisanuja, katuki, kiratatikta, palani, tikta, trayamana, trayanti, trayantika
Tamil (3)kampantirai, nilavempu, nilavimbu
Telugu (2)buroni, nelavemu
Tibetan (2)gya tce ba, tra-ya-nti
Urdu (1)neel kanthi (pashanbheda)

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
POWDER (1) kadu
Not recorded (6) kadu, katuki, neelkanthi, trahimaan, traiman, treymaan asli

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