Calamagrostis simlensis (Bor) G.Singh (1984:94)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Deyeuxia simlensis Bor in Indian Forest Rec., Bot., n.s., 3: 149 (1941)


Treated as a synonym of Calamagrostis scabrescens by (POWO, 2023).


Conservation Status

Extinct (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:318; Humphreys et al., 2019:SD1) or invalid (synonym) (POWO, 2023)

Last record: 1886 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:318)





Biology & Ecology










Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

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. 292-293]

POWO. (2023). Calamagrostis scabrescens Griseb. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 18 November 2023]

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]

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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