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NAME
Acranthera grandifolia

Actinodaphne bourneae

Actinodaphne lanata

Actinodaphne lawsonii

Ammomum microstephanum 

Anisochillus wightii

Antistorphe serratifolia 

Begonia aliciae

Begonia anamalayana

Bulbophyllum acutiflorum

Bulbophyllum albidum

Bulbophyllum elegantulum

Campanula alphonsii

Capparis diversifolia

Capparis fusifera

Ceropegia decaisneana

Ceropegia maculata

Ceropegia thwaitesii

Crotolaria clavata

Crotalaria pedunculata

Crotalaria priestyloides

Cyanotis cerifolia

Cycas circinalis

Desmos viridiflorus

Elaeocarpus munronii

FAMILY
Rubiaceae

Lauraceae

Lauraceae

Lauraceae

Zingiberaceae

Lamiaceae

Myrsinaceae

Begoniaceae

Begoniaceae

Orcidaceae

Orcidaceae

Orchidaceae

Companulaceae

Capparaceae

Capparaceae

Asclepiadaceae

Asclepiadaceae

Asclepiadaceae

Papillonaceae

Papillionaceae

Papillionaceae

Commelinaceae

Cycadaceae

Annonaceae

Elaeocarpaceae

TYPE
Undershrub

Small Tree

Small Tree

Small Tree

Tall Herb

Erect herb

Erect Shrub

Herb

Scapigerous herb

Epiphytic herb

Epiphytic Herb

Epiphytic Herb

Perenial herb

Shrub

Shrub

Twiner

Slender twiner

Stout climber

Erect low herb

Erect undershrub

Trailing Herb

Stout spreading herb

Palm - like tree

Gigantic Climber

Tree

THREAT STATUS
Endangered

Possibly extinct

Possibly extinct

Rare

Rare

Rare

Rare

Endangered

Possibly extinct

Possibly extinct

Possibly extinct

Vulnerable

Rare

Vulnerable

Rare

Rare

Possibly extinct

Vulnerable

Endangered

Rare

Rare

Possibly extinct

Rare

Possibly extinct

Rare

Elaphoglossum beddomei
Euonymus serratifolius
Gymnema montana
Hedyotis buxifolia
Hedyotis eualata

Helychrisum perlanigerum
Kalanchoe olivaceae
Kendrikia walkeri
Lepidagathis barberi
Lepidagathis diffusa

Miliusa nilagirica
Peucedanum anamallayense
Pouzolzia pentandra
Pseudoglochidion anamallayanum
Pterospermum reticulatum

Salacia beddomei
Smilax wightii
Sphaeropteris crinata
Tephrosia calophylla
Toxocarpus palghatensis

Vanashusva pedata
Vateria macrocarpa
Vernonia recurva

 Rare
Possibly Extinct
Endangered
Rare
Rare

Rare
Rare
Possibly extinct
Possibly extinct
Possibly extinct

Vulnerable
Rare
Endangered
Possibly extinct
Rare

Rare
Rare
Possibly extinct
Rare
Endangered

Rare
Rare
Possibly extinct

Facts you should know

48 species of flora found in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve are considered rare and possibly extinct.