|Scientific Name:||Carex filicina|
Carex caricina (D.Don) Ghildyal & U.C.Bhattach.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Gunaga, S., Rao, M.L.V. & Juffe Bignoli, D.|
Carex filicina is a wide spread species, is common, with no major widespread threats known. Therefore this plant is categorised as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Carex filicina is a native species to south and Southeast Asia. In India it is distributed in Goa, Diu and Damam, Maharasthra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.|
Native:Bhutan; China (Yunnan); India (Andhra Pradesh, Dadra-Nagar-Haveli, Daman, Diu, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu); Indonesia (Jawa); Malaysia; Nepal; Sri Lanka
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|Population:||This is a common and widespread species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is found growing on swamps and marshes, in shady areas of moist forests. It grows in clumps.|
|Use and Trade:||It is used as a fodder plants and for medicinal.|
|Major Threat(s):||This is a widespread species with no major threats known.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is present within Agasthyamala hills and Silent Valley in southern Western Ghats, and the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, Khangchendzonga Biosphere, Mahananda-Neora Valley Reserve, on the Nepal side of KBR and BRS adjoining KCA, Senchal Wildlife Sanctuary, Senchal-Mahanand, Singhalila-Senchal in the Himalayan region.|
|Citation:||Rehel, S. 2013. Carex filicina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 August 2014.|
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