Conservation status assessment and new population record of the threatened Golden Himalayan Spike Phlomoides superba (Royle ex Benth.) Kamelin & Makhm. from Jammu & Kashmir, India

Amber Srivastava, Yash Pal Sharma, O.P. Sharma Vidyarthi, Sunil Kumar Srivastava
2017 Journal of Threatened Taxa  
This paper deals with distribution and conservation status of the Golden Himalayan Spike Phlomoides superba (Royle ex Benth.) Kamelin & Makhm. (syn. Eremostachys superba Royle ex Benth.), an endangered herb in India. A new locality report from Jammu & Kashmir along with population status in previously reported localities of occurrence of this species is also provided. Since the species is reported from a very few localities in India and is facing critical threats in the wild, the addition of a
more » ... the addition of a new locality holds significance in terms of its declining population status.
doi:10.11609/jott.2875.9.4.10089-10095 fatcat:5tyhc6vxbvcvpiyhiaglhe4u6e