Arenaria curvifolia N.C. Majumdar

Chamoli sandwort



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1885 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:109)

Rediscovered on 15 August 2006



Chamoli district, Uttarakhand state, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Majumdar, N. C. (1980). Blumea 26: 445-448.


Other references:

Nayar, M. P. and Sastry, A. R. K. (compilers). (1987, reprinted 2000). Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Volume 1. Calcutta: Botanical Survey of India. xiii + 367 pp, 16 pls, figs. [pp. 109-110]

Rao, C. Kameswara, Geetha, B. L. and Suresh, Geetha. (2003). Red List of Threatened Vascular Plant Species in India: Compiled from the 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. ENVIS Centre on Floral Diversity, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. xxiv + 144 pp. [automatic download]

Rawat, D. S., Chandra, Satish and Chaturvedi, Preeti. (2022). Threatened flora of Uttarakhand: an update. Journal of Threatened Taxa 14(12): 2230922328.

Rawat, D. S. and Rana, Charan Singh. (2007). Arenaria curvifolia Majumdar (Caryophyllaceae): An endangered and endemic Himalayan herb rediscovered. Current Science 92(11): 1486-1488.


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