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| Last Updated:: 09/01/2020

Endangered Forest Species in Kerala

 

Sl. No.

Species

Family

Habit

1.

Acampe congesta

Orchidaceae

Herbs

2.

Adenosma malabaricum

Scrophulariaceae

Herbs

3.

Anaphalis barnesii

Compositae

Herbs

4.

Arisaema attenuatum

Araceae

Herbs

5.

Arisaema auriculata

Araceae

Herbs

6.

Arisaema peltatum

Araceae

Herbs

7.

Hydnocarepus macrocarpa

Flacourtiaceae

Trees

8.

Atuna travancorica

Rosaceae

Trees

9.

Bombax scopulorum

Bombacaceae

Trees

10.

Buchanania barberi

Anacardiaceae

Trees

11.

Buchanania lanceolata

Anacardiaceae

Trees

12.

Bulbophyllum aureum

Orchidaceae

Herbs

13.

Calamus travancoricus

Arecaceae

Shrubs

14.

Ceropegia beddomei

Asclepiadaceae

Climbers

15.

Cirrhopetalum avreum

Orchidaceae

Herbs

16.

Clematis bourdillonni

Ranunculaceae

Climbers

17.

Colubrinma travancorica

Rhamnaceae

Shrubs

18.

Cyclea fissicalyx

Menispermaceae

Climbers

19.

Cynometra beddomei

Fabaceae

Trees

20.

Cynometra travancorica

Fabaceae

Trees

21.

Dalbergia beddomei

Fabaceae

Lianas

22.

Dialium travancoricum

Fabaceae

Trees

23.

Didymocarpus macrostachya

Gesneriaceae

Herbs

24.

Dysoxylum beddomei

Meliaceae

Trees

25.

Dysoxylum ficiforme

Meliaceae

Trees

26.

Eugenia argentea

Myrtaceae

Trees

27.

Eugenia discifera

Myrtaceae

Trees

28.

Garcinia imberti

Guttiferae

Trees

29.

Haplothismia exannulata

Burmanniaceae

Herbs

30.

Hedyotis beddomei

Rubiaceae

Herbs

31.

Hedyotis bourdillonii

Rubiaceae

Herbs

32.

Hedyotis wynaadensis

Rubiaceae

Herbs

33.

Hyalisma janthina

Triuridaceae

Herbs

34.

Hydrobryum johnsonii

Podostemaceae

Herbs

35.

Cinnamomum travancoricum

Lauraceae

Trees

36.

Impatiens aliciae

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

37.

Impatiens anaimudica

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

38.

Impatiens cochinica

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

39.

Impatiens coelotropis

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

40.

Impatiens concinna

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

41.

Impatiens johnii

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

42.

Impatiens leptura

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

43.

Impatiens macrocarpa

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

44.

Impatiens munnarensis

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

45.

Impatiens pandata

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

46.

Impatiens platyadena

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

47.

Impatiens pallidiflora

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

48.

Impatiens rivulicola

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

49.

Impatiens verecunda

Balsaminaceae

Herbs

50.

Inga cynometroides

Fabaceae

Tree

51.

Ipsea malabarica

Orchidaceae

Herbs

52.

Isachne fischeri

Gramineae

Herbs

53.

Isachne setosa

Gramineae

Herbs

54.

Ixora johnsonii

Rubiaceae

Herbs

55.

Jambosa bourdillonii

Myrtaceae

Trees

56.

Janakia arayalpathra

Periplocaceae

Herbs

57.

Limnopoa meeboldii

Gramineae

Herbs

58.

Litsea travancorica

Lauraceae

Trees

59.

Loesnerinella bourdilonii

Celastraceae

Climber

60.

Madhuca bourdillonii

Sapotaceae

Trees

61.

Meteoromyrtus wynaadensis

Myrtaceae

Trees

62.

Morinda reticulata

Rubiaceae

Climber

63.

Nilgirianthus asper

Acanthaceae

Shrubs

64.

Nilgirianthus barbatus

Acanthaceae

Shrubs

65.

Nilgirianthus beddomei

Acanthaceae

Shrubs

66.

Nilgirianthus ciliatus

Acanthaceae

Shrubs

67.

Nilgirianthus decurrens

Acanthaceae

Herbs

68.

Nilgirianthus foliosus

Acanthaceae

Herbs

69.

Nilgirianthus lupulinus

Acanthaceae

Herbs

70.

Nilgirianthus neilgherrensis

Acanthaceae

Herbs

71.

Nilgirianthus perrottetianus

Acanthaceae

Herbs

72.

Nilgirianthus punctatus

Acanthaceae

Herbs

73.

Nilgirianthus urceolaris

Acanthaceae

Herbs

74.

Ochlandra beddomei

Bambusaceae

Trees

75.

Ochreinauclea missionis

Rubiaceae

Trees

76.

Oianthus beddomei

Asclepiadaceae

Twiners

77.

Ophiorrhiza barnesii

Rubiaceae

Herbs

78.

Ophiorrhiza candata

Rubiaceae

Herbs

79.

Ophiorrhiza incarnata

Rubiaceae

Herbs

80.

Ophiorrhiza munnarensis

Rubiaceae

Herbs

81.

Orophea uniflora

Annonaceae

Shrub

82.

Otonephelium stipulaceum

Sapindaceae

Trees

83.

Palaquium bourdillonii

Sapotaceae

Trees

84.

Paphiopedilum druryi

Orchidaceae

Herbs

85.

Phaenanthus malabaricus

Annonaceae

Trees

86.

Phlebophyllum lawsonii

Acanthaceae

Shrubs

87.

Plectronia pergracilis

Rubiaceae

Shrubs

88.

Poeciloneuron indicum

Bonnetiaceae

Trees

89.

Poeciloneuron pauciflorum

Bonnetiaceae

Trees

90.

Pogostemon travancoricus

Labiatae

Herbs

91.

Polyalthia rufescens

Annonaceae

Trees

92.

Pterospermum reticulatum

Sterculiaceae

Trees

93.

Sageraea grandiflora

Annonaceae

Trees

94.

Schefflera bourdillonii

Araliaceae

Climbers

95.

Silentvalleya nairii

Gramineae

Herbs

96.

Smithia venkobarowii

Fabaceae

Shrubs

97.

Sonerila nemakadensis

Melastomataceae

Herbs

98.

Strobilanthes dupenii

Acanthaceae

Herbs

99.

Syzygium bourdillonii

Myrtaceae

Trees

100.

Syzygium palghatense

Myrtaceae

Trees

101.

Syzygium travancorcum

Myrtaceae

Trees

102.

Taeniophyllum scaberulum

Orchidaceae

Herbs

101.

Tephrosia wynaadensis

Fabaceae

Herbs

102.

Toxocarpus palghatensis

Asclepiadaceae

Herbs

103.

Vanilla wightiana

Orchidaceae

Herbs

105.

Vernonia anaimudica

Compositae

Herbs

106.

Vernonia heynei

Compositae

Herbs

107.

Vernonia multibracteata

Compositae

Herbs

Source: Kerala Forest Department