Salacia jenkinsii Kurz (1875:203)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:118)

Last record: 1845 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:118); 1875 (Srivastava et al., 2015)



Assam, India


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kurz, S. (1875). Description of new Indian Plants. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 44: 199-203.


Other references:

Ganeshaiah, K. N. (2005). Recovery of endangered and threatened species: Developing a national priority list of plants and insects. Current Science 89(4): 599-600.

Jadhav, Durga C., Prabhugaonkar, Ashish V. and Nandikar, Mayur D. (2016). Nomenclature notes on the genus Salacia L. (Celastraceae) in India. Phytotaxa 265(2): 121-130.

Mao, A. A. and Dash, S. S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.

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. 118]

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] 

Srivastava, R. C., Lakshminarasimhan, P., Arisdason, W. and Sardesai, M. M. (2015). Angiosperms of India known only by type collection. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(8): 7465-7470. 


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