Taxonomy, Recollection and Conservation Implications of Aquilaria khasiana (Thymelaeaceae): An endemic and threatened species of India

Aabid Hussain Mir, Dilip Kumar Roy and Krishna Upadhaya

Published on : 30-Dec-2017



Aquilaria khasiana Hallier f. is found only in Meghalaya in India and was thought to be eliminated from the state. It has been recollected after a gap of 74 years from Mawsynram area of Meghalaya, northeast India. Detailed description, photographs, notes on distribution and ecology are provided here. Conservation measures for this endemic and rare species are also proposed based on the field observation.