Trachyspermum villosum (Haines) P.K.Bhattach. & K.Sarkar (1998:253)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Carum villosum Haines in Bot. Bihar Orissa: 408 (1922)


Conservation Status

Extinct (Humphreys et al., 2019; POWO, 2023)

Last (and only) record: 1916 (Srivastava et al., 2015)



Bihar, India


Biology & Ecology










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