Arunachal Pradesh regional centre, Itanagar

Established on 8th August 1977 at Itanagar. In the year 1984-85, 124 acres of land was acquired at Sankie View, Itanagar where the present office-cum-Herbarium building and Experimental Garden as well as Residential complex have come up. The Field station was established with the aim to explore and document the plant wealth of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Arunachal Pradesh, the land of Rising Sun, is the extremity of the Indian Union in the North-Eastern Region. The varied climate, altitude has influenced rich and diversified vegetation. Its verdant rain forests and representation of many primitive flowering plants, uniqueness of the flora makes it an interesting botanical provinces, which harbours c. 5000 spp. of flowering plants. The Circle has the functional units like Herbarium, Library and Experimental Garden to undertake various research activities.
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Regional Centre Publications

1.       RAWAT V. K., BRIJESH KUMAR, SACHIN PATIL AND PUSPESH JOSHI. 2018. The Genus Arthromeris in North-East India: Diversity, Distribution and Ecology. Indian Fern Journal. 35:181-15.

2.       RAWAT V. K. AND A. BENNIAMIN. Family Polypodiaceae of Northeast India: A Taxonomical Overview. 35:222-242. Indian Fern Journal. 35:181-15.

3.       C R FRASER-JENKINS, A. K. BAISHYA, V. K. RAWAT AND A. BENNIAMIN 2018. Ferns and Fern allies of Arunachal Pradesh: Checklist of Pteridophytes in all districts of Arunachal Pradesh, Pteridology Today: Challenges and opportunities, 153-156.

4.       SINGH S. K., V. K. RAWAT, A. BENNIAMIN AND C. R. FRASER-JENKINS 2018. : Recent Observations on Ferns and Fern-Allies of Meghalaya, Pteridology Today: Challenges and Opportunities, 163-165.

5.       RAWAT V. K. 2018. Report on National Symposium on “Pteridological studies in India: Perspectives And Modern Approaches In Relation To Environment And Climate Change” At state Assembly Hall, Itanagar, February 22-23, Indian Fern J. 35: 1-14.

6.       RAWAT V. K., C R FRASER-JENKINS AND A. BENNIAMIN, 2018. An Outline Checklist of Fern-Allies of Arunachal Pradesh, N.E. India, Indian Fern J. 35:81-91.

7.       PATIL SACHIN, V. K. RAWAT AND KISHORE RAJPUT 2018. Aleuritopteris formosana (Hayata) Tagawa: A New Distributional record for Karnataka, Indian Fern Journal 35:101-105.

8.       PATIL SACHIN, L. RAJENDRA, MEENA DONGARE AND V. K. RAWAT 2017. Pteridophytic flora of Northern Western Ghats of India. Recent status of Cryptogames in India, 151-198, R. P. House Publication, New Delhi.

9.       M.R. DEBTA AND S.K. SRIVASTAVA 2017 (2018). An Overview of plant diversity in Col. Sher Jung National Park, Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh. Phytotaxonomy 17: 27-30.

10.   TIWARI, U. L. 2019. Additions to the flora of Arunachal Pradesh state, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(8): 14075-14079.

11.   MEWADA, T, U. L. TIWARI AND A. KOTIA 2019. Fruiting Species Influence the Seasonal Use of the Habitat by Sloth Bearin and around Balaram Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, India. Notulae Scientia Biologicae 11(2):183-190.

12.   KANWAL, K.S., U. L. TIWARI, L.YAMA AND M.S. LODHI 2019. Extended distribution record of two bellflower species of Codonopsis (Campanulaceae) from the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh.  Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(9): 14228-14231.

13.   KANWAL, K.S., U. L. TIWARI, L.YAMA AND M.S. LODHI 2019. Gentiana urnula Harry Sm. (Gentianaceae), a new record for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(9): 14228-14231.

14.   GOGOI, R., U. L. TIWARI, S. BORAH AND B.B.T. THAM  2019. Lectotypifiction of Impatiens duclouxii Hook.f., a new addition to the flora of India from Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(1): 13191–13194.

15.   TIWARI U. L., 2018. Cyananthus macrocalyx Franch spp. spathulifolius- A less known plant and its conservation. Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research 33(1), 69-71.

16.   TIWARI U. L. AND K. RAVIKUMAR  2018. Floristic Diversity and Vegetation Analysis of Plants from Various Forest Types in Hosur Forest Division, Tamil Nadu, Southern India”. Notulae Scientia Biologicae 10(4):597-606.

17.   TIWARI U. L. AND V.K. RAWAT  2018. Argostemma Wall.: A new generic record for the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(11): 12607-12609.

18.   TIWARI U. L., K. CHOWLU, AND S. BORAH 2018. Impatiens cyclosepala Hook. f.- A New species record for the flora of India from Arunachal Pradesh. Biodiversity Research and Conservation 49: 1-6.

19.   TIWARI U. L. AND K. RAVIKUMAR  2018. Floristic diversity, vegetation analysis and Threat status of plants in various forest types of Dharmapuri Forest Division, Tamilnadu, Southern India”. Notulae Scientia Biologicae 10(2):297-304.

20.   CHOWLU, K. AND J. S. JALAL. 2018. Record of the endemic orchid Biermannia jainiana (Asparagales: Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae) from its type locality, India. Journal of Threatened Tax. 10(1): 11231–11233.

21.   CHOWLU, K., A. BHATTACHARJEE AND P. KUMAR. 2018. Notes on the occurrence of orchids Bulbophyllum medioximum, Herminium edgeworthii and H. macrophyllum (Orchidaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Jour. of Threatened Taxa. 10(15): 13039–13043.

22.   CHOWLU K., B.B.T. THAM, AND K. S. RAB. 2018. Thrixspermum centipeda Lour. (Orchidaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. The McAllen International Orchid Society Journal. 19(1): 2-4.

23.   CHOWLU, K. AND V. K. RAWAT. 2018. Range extended distribution of Biermannia jainiana Hegde & A.N. Rao (Orchidaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. The McAllen International Orchid Society Journal. 19(9): 4-7.