Carex repanda C.B.Clarke



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1869 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:139)

Rediscovered (fide Humphreys et al., 2019:SD1)


Still listed as extinct by (Lasushe et al., 2022 fide Ved et al. 2005).





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]

Lasushe, Khrote-u et al. (2022). A comprehensive checklist of threatened plants of Meghalaya, Northeast India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 15(3): 435-441.

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. 139]

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]

Ved, D. K., Kinhal, G. A., Ravikumar, K. et al. (2005). Conservation assessment and management prioritization (CAMP) for the wild medicinal plants of Northeast India. Medicinal Plant Conservation 11: 40-44.

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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