Carex vicinalis Boott (1867:133)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last (and only) record: 1867 or before (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:140; Srivastava et al., 2015)



Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boott, F. (1867). Illustrations of the genus Carex. IV. pp. 412-600.


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. 140]

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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