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

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Amber Srivastava
Yash Pal Sharma
O.P. Sharma Vidyarthi
Sunil Kumar Srivastava

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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 new locality holds significance in terms of its declining population status.

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Srivastava, A., Sharma, Y.P., Vidyarthi, O.S. and Srivastava, S.K. 2017. Conservation status assessment and new population record of the threatened Golden Himalayan Spike Phlomoides superba (Royle ex Benth.) Kamelin & Makhm. from Jammu & Kashmir, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 4 (Apr. 2017), 10089–10095. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2875.9.4.10089-10095.
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Yash Pal Sharma, Department of Botany, University of Jammu, Jammu-180006

Professor and Head

Department of Botany

University of Jammu

Jammu-180006

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