Note on the Distribution of Commiphora stocksiana Engl. in Kachchh: A Rare Medicinal Plant of India Need Conservation

Rohit Patel*, Arun Kumar Roy Mahato, Yogesh B. Dabgar, Vijay Kumar V.

Abstract


Commiphora stocksiana is a medicinal plant of arid and semi-arid parts of India and Pakistan. In India, the species is only distributed in some localities of Kachchh district of Gujarat. In the present survey, the C. stocksiana is recorded only in one locality of western part of the Kachchh district. The species is facing severe threats of extinction in present needs conservation measure to protect its gene pool.

Keywords


Commiphora stocksiana; Medicinal plant; Conservation; Kachchh; Gujarat

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