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Dr. P S UdayanM Sc Ph DAssistant Professor E-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone : +91 9747769027, +91 9495277672

 

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Qualifications

M.Sc, Botany (1990)

M.Phil. Botany (1993)

Ph.D. Botany (2004)

Certificate of Merit

02 (Proficiency in M.Sc. Botany)

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES: 22 years

7.5 years in Forest Dept., Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

6.5 years in FRLHT, Bangalore, Karnataka

7.5 years in Kerala CMPR, Kottakkal, Kerala

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

2 years (from 4th August 2010 to till date)

SPECIALIZATION

Taxonomy

Ethnobotany

Medicinal Plants

Conservation

AWARDS

Best poster award IAAT 2004

Best poster award IAAT 2010

Best paper for Teachers & Scientists IAAT 2011

FIAT awarded IAAT 2013

Publications

BOOK

Ravikumar, K and D.K. Ved (Eds.). (Assisted by R. Vijaya Sankar & P.S. Udayan).2000. An Illustrated Field Guide to 100 Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Conservation Concern in Southern India. FRLHT, Bangalore.

Udayan, P.S. and Indira Balachandran. 2009. Medicinal Plants of Arya Vaidya Sala Herb Garden, Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal.

Krishnakumar N. P.S. Udayan, S.P. Subramani and R. Anandalakshmi. 2013. Flowering plants of the Sholas and Grasslands of the Nilgiris. Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore.

CHAPTER IN BOOK

Udayan P.S. 2008. Vamsanasabheeshani Neridunna Oushadasasyngalum avayude Samrashanavum in AYURMAHIMA Aayurarogyam Oushadasasyngalilude. Raghava Varier (Ed.) Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal (Malayalam book).

Udayan P.S. and M.K. Harinarayanan. 2012. A Few Rare, Endemic, Endangered and Threatened Plants of Western Ghats for Conservation Concern in Biodiversity and Taxonomy. Bijukumar (Ed.) Narendra Bublishing House, New Delhi.

P.E.Rajasekharan and P. S. Udayan. 2012. Diversity, Distribution mapping and Ex situ Conservation of Rare, Endangered and Threatened Medicinal species of the Western Ghats, in Forest Genetic Resources Management in India. K. Palanisamy, N. Krishnakumar and R. Anandalakshmi (Eds.). Institute of Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore. pp 309-313.

BOOK UNDER PREPARATION

Udayan, P.S. and D.K. Ved. Flora of the Medicinal Plants Conservation Areas (MPCAs) of Karnataka, India. FRLHT, Bangalore.

BOOKLETS

A reference checklist of Medicinal Plants of India. FRLHT, Bangalore.

Sustainable exploitation, Conservation, Cultivation and Marketing linkages for Medicinal plants of Andhra Pradesh via the World Bank aided community forestry project, FRLHT, Bangalore.

Sholas the beautiful ornaments of Nilgiris. Tamil Nadu Forest Department, Nilgiris South Division, Ooty.

Some beautiful flowers of Sholas. Tamil Nadu Forest Department, Nilgiris South Division, Ooty.

Medicinal plants of Karnataka State, India, FRLHT, Bangalore.

PAPERS PUBLISHED - INTERNATIONAL PAPERS

Udayan, P.S., K. Ravikumar, D.K. Ved and K. Udaiyan. 2007. Fibraurea darshani, a new species of Menispermaceae from South India. Rheedea, 17 (1 & 2) 9-12.

Udayan P.S., K.V. Tushar and Satheesh George. 2007. A new variety of Humboldtia (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae) from the Western Ghats of India. Jour. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1(1): 121-127.

Udayan P.S. and A.K. Pradeep. 2009. A new species of Tinospora (Menispermaceae) from South India, Edinburg Journal of Botany, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK. 66 (1): 77-80.

Ravikumar, K., S.P. Subramani, P.S. Udayan and Mohan Karnat. 2000. Notes on few Rare and Endemic Plants from the Western Ghats of Coorg District, Karnataka. Jour. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 24 (2): 334-338.

Udayan, P.S., S. Noorunnisa Begum, Anjana Mudappa and Archana Kumari. 2003. Plant Diversity of Medicinal Plants Conservation Areas located in Karnataka. Jour. Econ. Tax. Bot. 27 (3): 635-639.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George, and Indira Balachandran. 2005. Ethnomedicinal plants used by the Oorali tribe of Idukki district, Kerala state, India. Jour. Econ. Tax. Bot. 29 (1): 217-223.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar, Sudhakar Raja and Indira Balachandran. 2006. A note on the medicinal plants used by the Kaadar tribes, Kariyan Shola, Top Slip, Tamil Nadu. Jour. Econ. Tax. Bot. 30 (Supp) 5-12.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, Tushar K.V. and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Ethnobotanical information from the Muduga tribe of Mukkali forest, near Silent valley national park, Palakkad district, Kerala, India. Jour. Econ. Tax. Bot. 30 (Supp) 27-30.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George, and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Sauropus compressus Muell.-Arg. (Euphorbiaceae): A new report from Tamil Nadu, India. Jour. Econ. Taxon. Bot., 30 (2) 435-437.

Udayan P.S. and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Cleistanths sankunnianus Sivar. & Indu. - A rare and little known endemic plant rediscovered from wild populations in Kollam district of Kerala state, India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India, 48 (1-4): 217-218.

Satheesh George, Tushar K.V., Udayan P.S. and Balachandran 2006. Seed germination and seedling vigour of Holostemma ada-kodien. Jour. Tropical Medicinal Plants, 7 (1): 83-86.

Satheesh George, Tushar K.V., Udayan P.S., Sudhakar Raja, Unnikrishnan K.P., Remashree A.B., Indira Balachandran and P.N. Ravindran. 2006. Adhatoda zeylanica –A Review Jour. Tropical Medicinal Plants, 7 (1): 137-148.

Sudhakar Raja, K.P. Unnikrishnan, Satheesh George, A.B. Remashree, Udayan P.S., Tushar K.V and. Indira Balachandran. 2007. Variation in Vasicine content and Pharmacognostic characters of Morphotypes of Adhatoda zeylanica Medic. Jour. Plant Sciences, 1-8.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George and Indira Balachandran. 2007. Some Red listed and little known plants from the Top Slip Forest, Western Ghats (Coimbatore District), Tamilnadu, India. Jour. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31 (3) 27-30.

Satheesh George, Unnikrishnan K.P., Udayan P.S., Tushar K.V., Anu Augustine and Indira Balachandran 2007. Morphological and phytochemical characterization of different accessions of Hemidesmus indicus. Jour. Tropical Medicinal Plants, 8 (1): 97-101.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George and Indira Balachandran. 2008. Notes on few rare, endemic and red listed plants from the Western Ghats of Kakkayam forest, Kozhikode district (Calicut), Kerala, India. Jour. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 32 (3) 581-594.

Udayan, P.S., Indira Balachandran and P.N. Ravindran. 2008. Bidaria indica – Rahman & Wilcock– a rare and little known endemic from Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 50 (1-4) 150-151.

Satheesh K., Udayan. P.S., N. Anilkumar and Indira Balachandran. 2009. Notes on ten rare, endemic and threatened plants of Western Ghats of conservation concern. Jour. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 33 (1) 240-247.

Udayan, P.S., Tushar K.V., Satheesh George and Indira Balachandran. 2009. Notes on a few rare, endemic and, red listed plants from Tirumala forest of Tirupati, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. Jour. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 33 (2) 277-284.

G.V. Srinivasan, P. Sharanappa, P.S. Udayan, N.K. Leela and K.K. Vijayan. 2010. Chemical composition and antimocrobial activity of the essential oil of Ixora coccinea L. root. Jour. Med. and Aromatic Plant Sciences 32 (27-30).

Sadashiva C.T, Sharanappa P., Remashree A.B., Raghu A.V., Udayan P.S., and Indira Balachandran. 2010. Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity in essential oil from bark of Pittosporum dasycaulon Miq. Advances in Biological Research 4(6): 301-304.

Udayan P.S., Regy Yohannan, M.S. Devipriya, V. Devipriya and A.K. Pradeep. 2012. A new species of Salacia (Hippocrateaceae) from South India. Edinburgh Jour. Botany 69 (2): 255–258.

P.S. Udayan & A.K. Pradeep. 2012. Notes on the occurrence of Salacia reticulata Wight (Hippocrateaceae) in India. Acta Botanica Hungarica. 54 (3-4): 433-441.

Rahul R Nair, P.S.Udayan, S. Thilaga, M. Kavitha, R.M. Bharathanandhini, A.M. Nizzy and D. Ganesh. 2012. Molecular distinction of two closely resembling Morinda species using rbcL and matK loci for quality management of Indian herbal medicine. Plant Genetic Resources, Cambridge Univ. Jour 1-4.

Pius. O.L, Sujanapal. P, Varghese. A.O. and Udayan. P.S. 2013. Vegetation characteristics of southern secondary moist Mixed deciduous forests of windward Anamalai’s of Western Ghats, India. International Jour. Integrative sciences, Innovation and Technology 2(3): 42-53.

Robi A.J. and P.S. Udayan. 2013. Actinodaphne shendurunii (Lauraceae): A new species from Southern Western Ghats, India. International Journal Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences. 3(3): 185-188.

Robi A.J., Jomy Augustin, N. Sasidharan and P.S. Udayan. 2013. Rediscovery of an endemic and rare Premna paucinervis (Verbenaceae) from the Western Ghats after a century. Rheedea 23(1): 10-12.

Punnakkal S. Udayan, Regy Yohannan, Madhavanpillai S. Devipriya, Vijayavalli Devipriya & Ayilliath K. Pradeep 2013. Salacia vellaniana Udayan, Yohannan & Pradeep (Celastraceae), a new species from India. Candollea 68 (1): 147- 149.

Sujanapal P., A.J. Robi, P.S. Udayan and K.J. Dantus 2013. Syzygium sasidharanii sp. nov. (Myrtaceae) – A new species with edible fruits from Agasthyamala Hills of Western Ghats, India. International Jour. Advanced Research 1 (5): 44-48.

Anilkumar K.A. 2013. A new species of Clematis L. (Ranunculaceae) from Western Ghats of Kerala, India. International Journal Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences. 3 (4): 81-85.

Anilkumar K.A., M. Prabhukumar and P.S. Udayan. 2013. Caralluma bicolor Ramach. et al., (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) – A rare and little known endemic plant as a new report from the Western Ghats of Palakkad District, Kerala State, India. Jour. Threatened Taxa. www.threatenedtaxa.org 5 (15): 5007-5009.

Anilkumar K.A. and P.S. Udayan. 2013. A new species of Oxalis L. (Oxalidaceae) from Western Ghats of Kerala, India. International Journal of Advanced Research , 1, (10): 55-58.

PAPERS PUBLISHED - NATIONAL

Udayan, P.S., K. Ravikumar and S. Noorunnisa Begum. 2001. Additions to the flora of Chikmagalur District, Karnataka State. MyForest. 37(1): 325-334.

Ravikumar, K., P.S. Udayan and S.P. Subramani. 2001. Additions to the Flora of Karnataka. MyForest. 37 (4): 619-624.

Udayan, P.S. and K. Ravikumar 2002. Additions to the Flora of Coorg District, Karnataka, India. MyForest. 38 (3): 225-232.

Ravikumar, K. and P.S. Udayan. 2002. Notes on Marsdenia raziana Yogan. & Subr., An endemic species to the Western Ghats of Karnataka and Kerala. Zoos’ Print. Journal 17(12): 949-950.

Udayan, P.S. and K. Ravikumar 2003. Additions to the Flora of Shimoga District, Karnataka, India. MyForest. 39 (1): 7-18.

Udayan, P.S. and K. Ravikumar 2003. Additions to the Flora of Bangalore District, Karnataka, India. MyForest. 39(2): 103-108.

Udayan, P.S. and K. Ravikumar. 2003. New Plant Records for Karnataka State. Indian Jour. Forestry. 26(4): 384 -388.

Ravikumar, K., P.S. Udayan and S.P. Subramani. 2004. Notes on Distribution of Capparis rotundifolia Rottler (Capparaceae). The Indian Forester 130 (3): 313-317.

Udayan, P.S., K. Ravikumar and K. Udaiyan. 2004. New plant reports to the state of Karnataka. The Indian Forester 130 (5): 551-564.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George and Indira Balachandran. 2004. Gymnema khandalense Santapau – A rare and little known endemic red listed medicinal plant from Nilakkal forest, near Sabarimala (Western Ghats), Patthanamthitta district of Kerala. Zoos’ Print, Journal 19 (9): 1622-1623.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar and Indira Balachandran. 2004. Tinospora sinensis (Lour.) Merr. – A New Report to the State of Tamil Nadu from Sickupara, Kolli Hills Forest, Namakkal District. Zoos’ Print, Journal 19 (9): 1623-1624.

Udayan, P.S. 2004. A new location for Madhuca insignis (Radlk.) H.J. Lam.-A rare, endemic and red listed plant near Venur of Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka.. Silviculturist, (4) 295.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar and Satheesh George. 2004. Notes on Rare, Endemic, Red Listed plants as additions to The Flora of Cannanore district (Kannur), Kerala state. Indian Jour. Forestry. 27 (4): 341-346.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George, and Indira Balachandran. 2004. Some common medicinal plants used by the Kuruba community of Thamadihalli forest near Tiptur, Tumkur District, Karnataka, India. Jour. Non Timber Forest Products. 11 (3): 215-219.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar and Indira Balachandran. 2005. Some common Medicinal plants used by the Nayaka community, Savandurga Forest of Magadi Taluk, Bangalore Rural district, Karnataka, India. Natural Remedies 5 (1): 35-40.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar and Indira Balachandran. 2005. Medicinal Plants used by the Kaadar Tribes of Sholayar forest, Thrissur District, Kerala. Indian Jour. Traditional Knowledge, 4 (2): 159-163.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George, and Indira Balachandran. 2005.Sauropus saksenianus Manilal et al. - (Euphorbiaceae) a rare and little known endemic plant from Ambayathode forest of Western Ghats, Kannur district, Kerala state, India. Jour. Non Timber Forest Products, 12 (4): 5-17.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George, and Indira Balachandran. 2005. Ethnomedical information from the Chellipale community near Kolli hills of Namakkal district, Tamil nadu, India. Indian Jour. Traditional Knowledge, 4 (4): 437-442.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George, A.K. Pradeep and Indira Balachandran. 2005. Phyllanthus kozhikodianus Sivar. & Mani. (Euphorbiaceae) – A new record for the state of Tamilnadu, India, Zoo’s print Journal. 20 (6): 1904.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Medicinal Plants used by the Malayali tribe of Sevarayan hills, Yercad, Salem district, Tamil Nadu, India. Zoos print Journal. 21 (4): 2223-2224.

Udayan P.S., Tushar K.V., Satheesh George and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Phyllanthus kozhikodianus Sivar. & Mani. (Euphorbiaceae) – A new record for the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Zoos Print Journal, 21 (4): 2259-2260.

Udayan, P.S. 2006. Notes on Few Rare, Endemic and Endangered Plants from Mannavanshola, High range, Munnar, Idukki district, Kerala. The Indian Forester, 132 (11): 1453-1464.

Udayan P.S., Tushar K.V., Satheesh George, Sudhakar Raja S. and Unnikrishnan K.P. 2006. Notes on some wild edible fruits from the Western Ghats of Nilgiris forests, Tamil Nadu, India Jour. Non Timber Forest Products, 13 (4): 249-259.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Heliotropium keralense Sivar. & Manilal – A little known endemic and red listed medicinal plant from Agumbe, Sirsi and Udupi as a new report from the state of Karnataka, India. MyForest, 42 (2): 165-169.

Udayan P.S., Tushar K.V., A.K. Pradeep and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Phyllanthus kozhikodianus Sivar. & Mani. (Euphorbiaceae) – A new record for the state of Karnataka, India. MyForest. 42 (3): 267-271.

Satheesh George, Tushar K.V., Udayan P.S., Sudhakar Raja, Unnikrishnan K.P.,Remashree A.B., Indira Balachandran and P.N. Ravindran. 2006. Morphotypes of Adhatoda zeylanica Medic. Jour. Non-Timber Forest Products, 13 (1): 29-31.

Satheesh George, Tushar K.V., Udayan P.S. and Indira Balachandran. 2006. Occurrence of natural shoot proliferation in Justicia gendarussa Burm.f. Jour. Non-Timber Forest Products, 13 (3): 203.

Udayan, P.S. 2007. Seshagiria sahyadrica Ansari et Hemadri (Asclepiadaceae)- A Rare Endemic plant new report for Tamilnadu. The Indian Forester, 133 (4): 581-582.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar and Indira Balachandran. 2007. Ethnomedical information from the Malapandaram tribes of Achenkovil forest of Kollam district, Kerala, India. Indian Jour. Traditional Knowledge, 6 (4): 569-573.

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George and Indira Balachandran. 2007. Ethnomedicinal information from Kattunayakas tribes of Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu. Indian Jour. Traditional Knowledge, 6 (4): 574-587.

Udayan P.S., Tushar K.V., Sateesh George and Indira Balachandran 2008. Notes on a few rare, endemic and red listed plants from the Western Ghats of Mundanthurai forest, Tirunelveli district, Tamilnadu, India. The Indian Forester. 134 (1): 88-96.

Udayan, P.S., M.K. Harinarayanan, K.V. Tushar and Indira Balachandran. 2008. Some common medicinal plants used by the Kurichiar tribes of Tirunelli forest, Wayanad district, Kerala. Indian Jour. Traditional Knowledge, 7 (2): 250-255.

Udayan, P.S., Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar and Indira Balachandran. 2008. Rare, endemic and red listed medicinal plants from the Yercaud forests of Salem district, Tamil Nadu, India. Indian Jour. Forestry. 15(2): 103-109.

Satheesh K., Udayan. P.S., N. Anilkumar and Indira Balachandran. 2009. A new location for Gymnema khandalense Santapau – a rare and little known endemic red listed medicinal plant from Vavala forest, near Chimmony Dam, (Western Ghats), Thrissur district of Kerala state, India. Jour. Non. Timber Forests Prod., Dehradun.

Satheesh K., Udayan. P.S., N. Anilkumar and Indira Balachandran. 2009. A new report for Hydnocarpus macrocarpa (Bedd.) Warb. - A narrow endemic, endangered and red listed plant from 5th mail, near Neriyamangalam forest of Ernakulam district, Kerala. MyForest, Bangalore.

Devipriya MS, Udayan P.S and Devipriya V. 2009. Salacia Linn. – A medicinally valuable genus. Holistic Thought, journal VIII (1-2) 44-46. S.N. College, Kollam.

Devipriya M. S., Devipriya V., Udayan P. S., Vijaya Raghava Kumar and Mathew P. M. 2010. Variability and correlation among Quantitative epidermal features of six species of Salacia L. from Kerala. Jour. Cytol. Genet. Vol. II (NS): 1, 35-40.

Udayan P.S. and A.J. Robi. 2012. Actinodaphne lawsonii Gamble & Apollonias arnotii Nees (Lauraceae) - A new report to the state of Karnataka. Indian Forester 138 (7): 662-664.

PAPERS ACCEPTED

Udayan, P.S., S. Noorunissa Begum, A.V. Raghu and A.K. Pradeep. Diospyros udaiyanii (Ebenaceae) – A new species from Malabar Wild Life Sanctuary, Western Ghats, Kerala, South India. Rheedea, (in press)

Udayan P.S., A.J. Robi and K.A. Anilkumar. Baeolepis nervosa (Wight & Arn.) Decne. ex Moq. (Periplocaceae)- a rare and little known endemic plant as a new report from Kerala. Nelumbo, Calcutta (in press).

A.J. Robi, P.A. Jose and P. S. Udayan. Thottea sasidharanii sp. nov. (Aristolochiaceae) from Peninsular India. Nordic Journal of Botany. (Press.).

A.J. Robi and P. S. Udayan. A New Species of Alseodaphne Nees (Lauraceae) from the Western Ghats of Kerala, India. Rheedea, (in press).

Anilkumar K.A., M. Prabhukumar and P.S. Udayan. 2013. Notes on Justicia notha Clarke (Acanthaceae) – A Critically Endangered and Endemic species from Southern Western Ghats of India. NeBIO An international journal of environment and biodiversity. 4(6): (press).

Anilkumar K.A. and P.S. Udayan. 2013. Gentiana kurumbae, a new species of Gentianaceae from Western Ghats of Kerala, India

Udayan, P. S., A. J. Robi, K. M. Manudev, & P. Sujanapal. Cuscuta krishna-kumarana sp. nov. (Convolvulaceae)-A new species from Southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India.

POSTER PAPERS

Udayan, P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George, and Indira Balachandran. Notes on Few Rare, Endemic and Endangered Plants from Western Ghats of Kerala and Tamilnadu. Rheedea, Thiruvananthapuram (in press). (Dr. S.R.Yadav award for best poster, IAAT conference 2004, Thiruvananthapuram)

Tushar, K. V. and Udayan P.S. Ex-situ conservation of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants at Arya Vaidya Sala, Kottakkal. XVIIth Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2005 at Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala.

Tushar K.V., Udayan P.S., Satheesh George, Anu Augustine and Indira Balachandran. Confusing taxonomic and nomenclatural problems of Salacia spp. (ekanayakam / korandi) occurring in Peninsular India. XVIIIth Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2006 at Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Satheesh George, Unnikrishnan K.P., Tushar K.V., Udayan P.S., Anu Augustine and Indira Balachandran. Morphological and Phytochemical characterization of different accessions of Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R.Br. from South India. XVIIIth Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2006 at Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Udayan P.S. Plant diversity of Medicinal Plants Conservation Areas Located in Karnataka. National Seminar on Plant resources of Western Ghats “Ecology, Economics and Conservation during 7th & 8th December 2006, Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Satheesh George, Geetha S. P, Udayan P.S., Tushar, K.V., Anu Augastin & Indira Balachandran. Micropropagation and In vitro conservation of Utleria Salicifolia Bedd. ex Hook.f. (Periplocaceae) – A little known, monotypic, endemic and critically endangered plant of Western Ghats. XIXth Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2007 at Kannur University, Kannur, Kerala.

Satheesh K., P.S. Udayan & Indira Balachandran. Notes on ten rare, endemic and threatened plants of Western Ghats of conservation concern. IAAT conference 2007, Kolhapur during 19th –21st November 2007.

Robi, A.J., P.S. Udayan & Indira Balachandran. “Notes on ten rare, endemic, endangered and threatened Lauraceae species of Kerala”. IAAT conference 2009, NBRI, Lucknow during 12th –14th November 2009.

Tushar, K.V., Satheesh George, P.S. Udayan & Indira Balachandran. “Image library and Digitised database of plants of Western Ghats”. IAAT conference 2009, NBRI, Lucknow during 12th –14th November 2009.

Devipriya MS, Udayan PS and Devipriya V. Stomatal features in four species of Salacia L. XXXII All India Botanical Conference of Indian Botanical Society and International Symposium on Diversity of Plants and Microbes: Present Scenario, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka. 28th to 30th December 2009.

Seena Mohan & Udayan P.S. Seed germination studies in Decalepis hamiltonii Wight & Arn. (Periplocaceae) an endangered and commercially important medicinal plant. XXIInd Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2010 at Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala.

Anoop P. Balan, S.V. Predeep & P.S. Udayan. Pollen morphological studies on ten threatened legumes of Kerala state. XXIInd Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2010 at Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala.

Devi Priya M.S., Udayan P.S. & Devi Priya V. Stomatal studies of six species of Salacia L. XI International Conference of International Orgnization of Plant Biosystematics (XI IOPB). Evolution of plants from tropical to high mountain ecosystem: Focus on Asia held on 2nd -4th September 2010 at Department of Botany, Dr. Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, (M.S.) India.

Robi, A.J., P.S. Udayan, Satheesh George & Indira Balachandran. “A Re-Investigation on the Taxonomy of the Genus Alseodaphne Nees (Lauraceae) in Peninsular India”. IAAT conference, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 26th –28th November 2010. (Best poster, Dr. S.R.Yadav award). November 2010.

M.S. Devipriya, V. Devipriya and P.S. Udayan. Anatomical studies on six species of Salacia L. from Kerala. Annual Conference of IAAT and National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change BCCC – 2011)” from 2nd - 4th December 2011 organized by Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT), Bhuvaneswar, Odhissa.

Devipriya, M.S., Devipriya, V., Vijayaraghava Kumar and P.S. Udayan. Heritability and correlation studies on the quantitative morphological features of eight species of Salacia L. from Kerala. International seminar on World Bioheritage Concerns over climate change with a special reference to ethnic vegetables on 7th and 8th September 2012 at S. N. College, Chembazhanthy, Thriruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Seena Mohan and P.S. Udayan. Seed germination studies of Strophanthus wightianus Wall. ex Wight (Apocynaceae)- A need for Conservation. International Symposium and Annual Conference of IAAT on Innovative Prospects in Angiosperm Taxonomy (ISIPAT)-2012) from 28th - 30th October 2012 organized by Department of Botany, Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University, Amaravati, Mahrashtra, India.

Anil Kumar, K. A., P. S. Udayan and K. Vidyasagaran. Phytosociology of Vateria macrocarpa Gupta (Dipterocarpaceae) Population - A Critically Endangered Tree Species in Southern Western Ghats. National Seminar on Forestry and Agriculture from 7th & 8th November 2013 organised by Kerala Forest Research Institute and Gregor Mendel Foundation, Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala.

Seena Mohan and P.S. Udayan. Seed germination studies of Grewia tillifolia Vahl (Tiliaceae)- A need for Conservation. International Seminar on Seed technology from 28th & 29th November 2013 organized by Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), R.S. Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN SEMINAR PROCEEDINGS

Udayan, P.S. and N. Krishnakumar. Some important medicinal plants available in Gene pool area of Kodanad. Papers & Proceedings of the seminar on Ecological concerns and policy issues as Relevant to the Nilgiris. Oct. 1994.

Fibraurea darshani- A new species of Menispermaceae from South India. Udayan P.S. IAAT, Dec. 2004.

A new variety of Humboldtia (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae) from the Western Ghats Udayan P.S. IAAT, 2006.

Notes on Rare, Endemic and Threatened plants of Western Ghats. Udayan P.S., K.V. Tushar, Satheesh George & Indira Balachandran. National Seminar on Plant resources of Western Ghats Ecology, Economics and Conservation held during 7th & 8th December 2006, Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Notes on Rare, Endemic and Threatened plants of Western Ghats. Udayan P.S. National conference on Intangible natural Heritage and Museums, from 18th - 20th April 2007, organized by Regional Museum of Natural History (MoEF), Mysore in collaboration with Directorate of Ecotourism (Govt. of Kerala) at Navajyothis, Calicut, Kerala.

A new species in the genus Tinospora (Menispermaceae) from South India. Udayan P.S. IAAT, Nov. 2007.

Plant diversity conservation practice in Attappady hills, Western Ghats of Palakkad district, Kerala state. IAAT Conference, Nov. 2009.

‘Species concept’- Philosophical disparities and its implications in the Taxonomic delimitation of plant Taxa. IAAT Conference, Nov. 2009.

Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity in essential oil from bark of Pittosporum dasycaulon Miq. Sadashiva C.T, Sharanappa P., Remashree A.B., Raghu A.V., Udayan P.S., and Indira Balachandran. 4th global summit on Medicinal and aromatic plants Symposium Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia during 1st -5th December 2009.

Systematic study of the genus Salacia L. occurring in Kerala. Chithra M., Udayan P.S. & Indira Balachandran. XXIInd Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2010 at Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) Peechi, Thrissur, Kerala.

A few new species from the Western Ghats of Kerala, South India Udayan P.S. and A.J. Robi XXth Annual Conference and an International Seminar on “Taxonomy, Plant diversity and Conservation” from 26th - 28th November 2010 organized by Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of epidermal features of six species of Salacia L. from Kerala Devipriya M.S., Udayan P.S., Vijayaraghava Kumar and Devipriya V. XXth Annual Conference and an International Seminar on “Taxonomy, Plant diversity and Conservation” from 26th - 28th November 2010 organized by Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

A study of the effect of fencing around Sholas in Nigiris with special focus on endemic and threatened species N. KrishnaKumar, P.S. Udayan, R. Anandalakshmi and S.P. Subramani. National Seminar on Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Function and Services 28th & 29th December 2010 organized by Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Forest Campus, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

A few rare, endemic, endangered and threatened plants of Western Ghats for conservation concern. Udayan P.S and Harinarayanan M.K. First Indian Biodiversity Congress, IBC 2010 National Seminar from 27th to 31st December 2010, organized by Centre for Innovation in Science & Social Action, Kerala State Biodiversity Borad, University of Kerala & Navdanya, New Delhi, Chandra Sekharan Nair Stadium, Trivandrum.

Notes on the occurrence of Salacia reticulata Wight – Hippocrateaceae in South India. Udayan P.S. 23rd Kerala Science Congress held during 29-31 January 2011 at Centre for Earth Sciences (CES) Akkulam, Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala.

Diversity, Distribution mapping and Ex situ Conservation of Rare, Endangered and Threatened Medicinal species of the Western Ghats. P.E.Rajasekharan and P. S. Udayan. Strategies for Formulation of Forest Genetic Resource Management Network (FGRMN) – Consultative Workshop on 9th and 10th March 2011 at Institute of Forest Genetics & Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore.

Systematic study of the genus Salacia L. occurring in Kerala, South India. Udayan P.S and A.K. Pradeep. Annual Conference of IAAT and National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Change BCCC – 2011)” from 2nd - 4th December 2011 organized by Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT), Bhuvaneswar, Odhissa. (M. Sabu Award paper for Teachers and Scientists).

Distribution of the Genus Salacia L. occurring in Kerala, South India. Udayan P.S., Regy Yohannan, Devipriya M.S and V Devipriya. National Seminar on recent trends and future prospects of Biodiversity and conservation 15th and 16th March 2012 at S. N. College, Punalur, Kerala.

Floristic diversity of Sree Krishna College campus, Ariyannur, Guruvayur, Thrissur district, Kerala State. Udayan P.S., Sreelakshmi K.P. and M.M. Maneesh. National Seminar on recent trends and future prospects of Biodiversity and conservation 15th and 16th March 2012 at S. N. College, Punalur, Kerala.

Genetic variability and correlation studies on epidermal features of six species of Salacia L. from Kerala. Devipriya M.S., Devipriya V., Udayan P.S. and Vijayaraghava Kumar. National Seminar on recent trends and future prospects of Biodiversity and conservation 15th and 16th March 2012 at S. N. College, Punalur, Kerala.

A study of the Mangrove trees of Kerala. Jayakrishnan G., Udayan P.S. and Francis M.S. International seminar on World Bioheritage Concerns over climate change with a special reference to ethnic vegetables on 7th and 8th September 2012 at S. N. College, Chembazhanthy, Thriruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Anoop P. Balan, P. S. Udayan and S. V. Predeep. Pollen morphology of rare and endemic species of Smithia Ait. (Fabaceae) in the Western Ghats, Kerala State. International Symposium and Annual Conference of IAAT on Innovative Prospects in Angiosperm Taxonomy (ISIPAT)-2012) from 28th - 30th October 2012 organized by Department of Botany, Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University, Amaravati, Mahrashtra, India.

Udayan P. S. & G. Jayakrishnan. A new species of Diospyros (Ebenaceae) from the Western Ghats of Kerala, South India. International Symposium and Annual Conference of IAAT on Innovative Prospects in Angiosperm Taxonomy (ISIPAT)-2012) from 28th - 30th October 2012 organized by Department of Botany, Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University, Amaravati, Mahrashtra, India.

K.A. Anilkumar, P.S. Udayan, and K. Vidyasagaran. The vegetation profile and Phytosociological aspects to develop a conservation strategy of Eastern Attappady Hills, Western Ghats of Palakkad district, Kerala State. International Symposium and Annual Conference of IAAT on Innovative Prospects in Angiosperm Taxonomy (ISIPAT)-2012) from 28th - 30th October 2012 organized by Department of Botany, Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University, Amaravati, Mahrashtra, India.

O.L. Pius, P. Sujanapal and P.S. Udayan. Diversity and conservation of medicinal plants in Nilambur forests of Western Ghats, Kerala. International Symposium and Annual Conference of IAAT on Innovative Prospects in Angiosperm Taxonomy (ISIPAT)-2012) from 28th - 30th October 2012 organized by Department of Botany, Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University, Amaravati, Mahrashtra, India.

Robi A.J. and Udayan P.S. Taxonomic revision of the genus Alseodaphne Nees (Lauraceae) in Peninsular India. Second Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC-2012), Bengaluru from 9th December to 11th December 2012 at JN TATA auditorium organized by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.

Udayan P.S. Medicinal Plants – Diversity, Threats and Conservation in the Present Scenario an invited as a chief guest the Medicinal Plants in the Present Scenario and Future Prospects (MPPFP-2012) in an National Symposium from 6th & 7th December 2012 organized by Department of Botany, Nirmala College, Coimbatore (autonomous) affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India and also presented the Key note address and a Chair person in one technical session of the seminar.

Seena Mohan and P.S. Udayan. Seed germination studies in Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae) A threatened and commercially important Medicinal plant for conservation in a National Seminar on Western Ghats Biogeography, Biodiversity and Conservation UGC sponsored seminar from 14h - 16th February 2013 organized by NSS College, Manjeri, Malappuram District, Kerala.

Jiji P and P.S. Udayan. Distribution of a few Rubiaceae in Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Palakkad and Thrissur Districts, Kerala in a National Seminar on Western Ghats Biogeography, Biodiversity and Conservation UGC sponsored seminar from 14h - 16th February 2013 organized by NSS College, Manjeri, Malappuram District, Kerala.

K.A. Anilkumar and P.S. Udayan. Ethnobotanical information from the Kurumba tribes of Attappady forest of Palakkad District, Kerala, India in a National Seminar on Western Ghats Biogeography, Biodiversity and Conservation UGC sponsored seminar from 14h - 16th February 2013 organized by NSS College, Manjeri, Malappuram District, Kerala.

A.J. Robi and P.S. Udayan. Taxonomic studies of the genus Litsea Lam. (Lauraceae) in Kerala in a National Seminar on Western Ghats Biogeography, Biodiversity and Conservation UGC sponsored seminar from 14h - 16th February 2013 organized by NSS College, Manjeri, Malappuram District, Kerala.

Udayan P.S. Medicinal Plants – Diversity and Threats invited as a resource person in a National level Seminar on Medicinal Plants Diversity: Threats, Conservation and Prospective on 1st March 2013 organized by the Department of Botany, Arulmigu Palaniandavar Arts College for Women, Palani, Dindugal district (autonomous) affiliated to Mother Teresa Women’s University, Tamil Nadu, India.

NEW SPECIES and NEW VARIETY

Udayan, P.S., K.Ravikumar, D.K. Ved and K. Udaiyan. 2007. Fibraurea darshani Udayan & Ravikumar, A new species of Menispermaceae from South India. Rheedea, Thiruvananthapuram

Udayan P.S. and A.K. Pradeep. 2009. A new species in the genus Tinospora (Menispermaceae) from South India Edinburgh Journal of Botany, Edinburgh (in press)

Udayan P.S., K.V. Tushar and Satheesh George. 2007. A new variety of Humboldtia (Fabaceae: Caesalpinioideae) from the Western Ghats of India. Jour. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1(1): 121-127.

Udayan P.S., Regy Yohannan, M.S. Devipriya, V. Devipriya and A.K. Pradeep. 2012. A new species of Salacia (Hippocrateaceae) from South India. Edinburgh Jour. Botany 69 (2): 255–258.

Robi. A.J. and P.S. Udayan. 2013. Actinodaphne shendurunii (Lauraceae): A new species from Southern Western Ghats, India. International Journal Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences. 3(3): 185-188.

Udayan P.S., Regy Yohannan, M.S. Devipriya, V. Devipriya and A.K. Pradeep. 2013. A new species of Salacia (Hippocrateaceae) from South India. Candollea 68 (1): 147–149.

POPULAR ARTICLES PUBLISHED

Udayan P.S., Medicinal orchids of India. Amruth April 1999.

Udayan P.S., S. Noorunnisa Begum. Medicinal Xerophytes of India. Amruth June 1999.

Udayan P.S., S. Noorunnisa Begum. Medicinal Lower plants of India. Amruth August 2000.

Ravikumar, K. and P.S. Udayan. Kollur MPCA, exclusively for Saraca asoca. geneNET 1(5) : Dec. 1999.

Udayan P.S., CAMP workshop- Andhra Pradesh. geneNET May 2000.

REPORTS - Technical Reports

CAMP workshop- 1997. Threat assessment for Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. FRLHT, Bangalore.

CAMP workshop- 1998. Threat assessment for Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. FRLHT, Bangalore.

CAMP workshop- 1999. Threat assessment for Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. FRLHT, Bangalore.

CAMP workshop- 2000. Threat assessment for Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. FRLHT, Bangalore.

CAMP workshop- 2000. Threat assessment for Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Maharashtra. FRLHT, Bangalore.

CAMP workshop- 2000. Threat assessment for Red Listed Medicinal Plants of Andhra Pradesh. FRLHT, Bangalore.

DBT-Project Report- (2002-2003) Establishment of a Field Gene bank for Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants at Kottakkal. June 2003. (1st year).

DBT-Project Report- (2003-2004) Establishment of a Field Gene bank for Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants at Kottakkal. June 2004. (2nd year).

DBT-Project Report- (2004-2005) Establishment of a Field Gene bank for Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants at Kottakkal. June 2005. (3rd year).

DBT-Project Report- (2005-2006) Establishment of a Field Gene bank for Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants at Kottakkal. June 2006. (Extension period).

GAIL-Project Report – (2007-2008). Conservation, Propagation, Improvement and popularization of some rare, endangered and threatened medicinal plants.

Botanical Survey reports

Botanical survey reports from the state of Karnataka (45 nos.) FRLHT, Bangalore

Botanical survey reports from the state Kerala (30 nos.) FRLHT, Banaglore

Botanical survey reports from the state Andhra Pradesh (4 nos.) FRLHT, Bangalore

Botanical survey reports from the state Maharashtra (4 nos.), FRLHT, Bangalore

Botanical survey reports from the state Tamilnadu (40 nos.), FRLHT, Bangalore

MEMBER

Indian Association of Angiosperm Taxonomy (IAAT) life member

Doctoral committee member of Kannur University, Kannur

Ph.D. GUIDESHIP IN KANNUR UNIVERSITY - Guiding 06 Ph. D. (part time) candidates for Ph.D programme

“Ecology, Conservation and Propagation of Rare, Endemic and Threatened species viz. Colubrina travancorica Bedd. (Rhamnaceae) & Strophanthus wightianus Wall. ex Wight (Apocynaceae) in the Southern Western Ghats” (Smt. K.S. Surabhi, Field officer, Coffee Board, Govt. of India)

“Phytosociology and Plant diversity of the Attappady Hills, Western Ghats, India” (Mr. K.A. Anil Kumar, Field officer, Spices Board, Govt. of India.)

Resource Inventory of the plants used in the Indian systems of medicine and folklore medicinal practices in the Malappuram district of Kerala” (Mr. Pius O.L., Technical Assistant, State Medicinal Plant Board, Thrissur)

Studies on the Palynology and Taxonomy of Endemic taxa of Leguminosae (Fabaceae sensu lato) of Kerala State (Mr. Anoop K. Balan, Project Fellow, KSCSTE Project, Vazoor N.S.S. College, Kottayam)

Propagation studies in some Rare and commercially important Ayurvedic medicinal Plants [Ms. Seena Mohan, Field officer, Coffee Board, Govt. of India.]

A Taxonomic Revision of the family Lauraceae from South India (Mr. A.J. Robi, Junior Research Fellow, DST project, CMPR)

Ph.D. GUIDESHIP IN CALICUT UNIVERSITY

Taxonomical, Ecological and Phyto-Sociological studies on Sacred Groves of Thrissur district, Kerala State. [Ms. Deepa M.R., Research Scholar, Sree Krishna College, Guruvayur].

PROJECTS I: (Running/Completed)

Principal Investigator (Running project)

  • Phytochemical and pharmacological studies of the anti-diabetic drug plants of the genus Salacia L. (Hippocrateaceae) occurring in Kerala (UGC, Minor project for 18 months, Rs. 1,80,000/- 1st September 2012 onwards)

Principal Investigator (Student project)

Phytochemical and standardization of Salacia L. species occurring in Kerala (KSCSTE, Student project for 1 year, Rs. 10, 000/- 5th November 2012 to 4th November 2013).

Principal Investigator (completed project)

Lauraceae of South India –A Taxonomic Revision (May 2008- August 2010).

Systematic study of the genus Salacia spp. occurring in Kerala (KSCSTE, July 2008-July 2010)

Co-Investigator (Running project)

Assessment of Medicinal plants of Northern Kerala. (SMPB, Major project in collaboration with KFRI for 3 years Rs. 41, 97, 600/- Lakhs (12th February 2013 to 11th February 2016).

Co-Investigator (completed)

Conserving 80 threatened species by creating 8 research fellowships in Systematic Botany (Dorabji TATA-MSSRF project June 2006 -March 2009).

Conservation, Propagation, Improvement and popularization of some rare, endangered and threatened medicinal plants (GAIL project Sept. 2007-March 2008).

Characterisation of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants planted in the Field Gene Bank (DBT project September 2007- 26th September 2009).

Conservation of Rare, Endemic and Threatened Medicinal plants from the Western Ghats of South India (NMPB net work project, January 2008- March 2011)

PUBLICATIONS

Books: 03 Book under preparation: 01

Booklets: 05 Chapter in Book 03

Research Papers: 70 (32 International + 38 National)

Poster papers: 19 General articles: 05 Popular articles: 02

Technical Reports: 10 Botanical survey reports: 120

Symposia/ Seminar/ Workshop/ Classes (attended/Conducted): 67

Ph.D. GUIDESHIP

Recognized as a Research Guide from Kannur University on 08.01.2007 & guiding 06 research scholars

Recognized as a Research Guide from Calicut University on 24.03.2012 & guiding 01 research scholar

PROJECTS HANDLED

Principal Investigator: 02

  • DST Project (Govt. of India)
  • KSCSTE Project (Govt. of Kerala)

Co-Investigator: 04

  • DBT II Project (Govt. of India)
  • GAIL Project (Govt. of India)
  • MSSRF Project (TATA)
  • NMPB network Project (Govt. of India)

PROJECTS SANCTIONED

  • 01 UGC minor project, Govt. of India (PI)
  • 02 NMPB project, Govt. of India (Co-PI)

NEW SPECIES: Published: 09 Communicated: 02 on progress: 09

MEMBERSHIP

  • (Life member of IAAT)
  • (Life member of CRISP)

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