Arenaria thangoensis W.W.Sm., 1911



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1909; 1912 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:113)

Rediscovered in 2015



Sikkim & Uttarakhand, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Smith, W. W. and Cave, G. H., Rec. Bot. Surv. India, 1911, 4, 141-260.


Other references:

Chandra, Satish and Rawat, D. S. (2017). Arenaria thangoensis W.W.Sm. (Caryophyllaceae), a threatened species hitherto considered endemic to Sikkim rediscovered from the Western Himalaya, India. Current Science 112(4): 693-695.

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. 113-114]


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