Main Article Content
Bentinckia condapanna a vulnerable palm distributed along the southern Western Ghats has a sparse distribution in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.Â A viable population of this palm is found in Arundel-Priya Estate, an abandoned tea plantation in Kollam District, Kerala.Â This population comprises 76 mature palms and is on the verge of being affected with the proposed widening of Kazhuthurutty-Arundel-Achankoil road and may wipe out the whole population.
Authors own the copyright to the articles published in JoTT. This is indicated explicitly in each publication. The authors grant permission to the publisher Wildlife Information Liaison Development (WILD) Society to publish the article in the Journal of Threatened Taxa. The authors recognize WILD as the original publisher, and to sell hard copies of the Journal and article to any buyer. JoTT is registered under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY), which allows authors to retain copyright ownership. Under this license the authors allow anyone to download, cite, use the data, modify, reprint, copy and distribute provided the authors and source of publication are credited through appropriate citations (e.g., Son et al. (2016). Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the southeastern Truong Son Mountains, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(7): 8953–8969. https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.27184.108.40.20653-8969). Users of the data do not require specific permission from the authors or the publisher.
Anonymous (2011). Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife, Twenty third meeting, September, Agenda notes. Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 71pp.
Johnson, D. (1998).Â Â Bentinckia condapanna. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38449A10119906. Downloaded onÂ 05 February 2018;Â http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T38449A10119906.en
Kulkarni, A.R. & R.M. Mulani (2004). Indigenous palms of India. Current Science 86(12): 1598â€“1603.
Mohanan, M. & A.N. Henry (1994). Flora of Thiruvananthapuram. Botanical Survey of India, Culcutta, 490-491pp.
Renuka, C. (1999). Palms of Kerala, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Thrissur, India, 72pp.
Renuka, C., K.V. Bhat & S.C. Basha (1996). Palm recourses of Kerala and their utilization, KFRI Research report, 116pp.
Varghese, A.O. & A.R.R. Menon (1999). Ecological niches and amplitudes of rare, threatened and endemic trees of Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. Current Science 76(9): 1204â€“1208.
Vijayakumar, K. & T.K. Abraham (1998). Arbuscular mycorrhizal association of Bentinckia condapanna, Berry ex Roxb., an endemic palm of Western Ghats. Journal of Mycopathological Research 36(2): 67â€“72.