Kumar V. Sampath





1.      SHARMA, B. D. and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 1990. Lamiaceae. In:  M. P.  Nayar and A. R. K. Sastry (Eds.), Red Data Book of Indian Region, Vol.3, pp. 162–171.  Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

2.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and B. D. SHARMA. 1995. Two new taxa of Pogostemon          (Lamiaceae) from India.  Nord. J. Bot. 15: 163–166.

3.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V., M. TIGGA and P. V.  SREEKUMAR. 1997.  Crotolaria pallida var. obovata - a new record from Andaman Nicobar Islands. J. Andaman Sci. Assoc. 13(1 & 2): 74–75.

4.      RAO, P. S. N. and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 1998.  Some Botanical curiosities.  Curr. Sci. 75(2): 91–92.

5.      SUBRAMANIAM, A., V. SAMPATH KUMAR and P. V.  SREEKUMAR. 1998.  Conservation of Barclaya  longifolia  Wallich (Barclayaceae). A rare water lily in Andaman Islands.  J. Econ. Tax. Bot.   22(2): 363–366.

6.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and B. D. SHARMA. (1995) 2000. Eurysolen Prain (Lamiaceae) – a new generic record for India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 37: 120–123.

7.      MAINA, V., V. SAMPATH KUMAR and P. V. SREEKUMAR. 2000. Porpax jerdoniana (Wight) Rolfe, an   addition to the orchids of Andaman Islands. J. Indian For. 23(1): 116–117. 

8.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and P. V. SREEKUMAR. 2000.  Ludwigia peruviana (L.) Hara – A shrub new to Andamans. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 24(2): 276–278.

9.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and B. D. SHARMA. (1996) 2001. A note on the status of Elsholtzia stachyodes var. major (Lamiaceae). Bull. Bot. Surv. India 38: 1–4.  

10.  RAO, P. S. N. and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 2001. Tannin yielding plants of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 25(2): 253–260.                       

11.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and S. C. AGARWAL. 2001. Bioinformatics: An indispensable tool for Health care. Curr. R&D Highlights (NICDAP), CDRI 24(4): 51–57.

12.  SHARMA, B. D., V. SAMPATH KUMAR and R. C. SRIVASTAVA. (2000) 2002. Basil family (Lamiaceae) in Sikkim. Adv. Pl. Sci. Res. 11: 56–74.   

13.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and P. V. SREEKUMAR. 2002. On the Orchid, Bulbophyllum tenuifolium from the   Kalpong Project Site, Andamans.  Ind. For. 128 (1): 81–83.

14.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and P. S. N. RAO. 2003. Dye yielding plants of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.  J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 27(4): 827–838.                                               

15.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and G. V. S. MURTHY. 2004. Biodiversity: Lamiaceae (s.l.) in India. In: Rama Swami, N. Pratap Reddy, T. Pullaiah, G. V. S. Murthy and G. P. Rao (Eds.), Gleanings in Plant Sciences, pp. 21–33. Regency Publications, New Delhi.

16.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2004. An overview of mangroves in Andamans and its significance in maintenance of natural ecosystem. In: A. Murugan (Ed.), Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Reef Ecosystem Remediation”, Vol. 9, pp. 200–212. SDMRI Research Publications, Tuticorin.         

17.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2005. A phytogeographical account of the tribe Mentheae (Labiatae) in India. In: A. K. Pandey, Jun Wen and J. V. V. Dogra (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on “Plant Taxonomy: Advances and Relevance”, pp. 119–144. CBS Publications, New Delhi.

18.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2006. New combinations and new names in Asian Magnoliaceae. Kew Bull. 61(2): 183–186.

19.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2006. Magnolias in India – a vivid account. In:  S. Kumar (Ed.), Plant Science Research in India: Challenges and Prospects, pp. 261–269. Botanical Survey of India, Dehra Dun.

20.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2007. Does the genus Caryopteris (Lamiaceae) exist in Indian region? Bull. Bot. Surv. India 49: 187–190.                          

21.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and W. DINESH ALBERTSON. 2008. Legumes of Eastern Ghats – a reappraisal and in conservation perspective. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Conservation of Eastern Ghats–2007, pp. 28–39. EPTRI, Hyderabad.

22.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2008. A new allopatric species of Pogostemon Desf. (Lamiaceae) from Manipur, India. Phytotaxonomy 8: 21–23.

23.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2009. Addition of two labiates to Arunachal Pradesh – an interesting extended distribution. Indian J. For. 32(2): 317–318.

24.  SINGH, V. and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 2009. Validation of the section Maba of Diospyros L. (Ebenaceae). Nelumbo 51: 249. 

25.  GANGOPADHAYAY, M. and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 2009. Notes on the newly   published species Persea himalayaensis M. Gangop. (Lauraceae). Nelumbo 51: 254.

26.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V., V. MAINA and R. SUMATHI. 2010. An analysis of floral diversity in volcanic Barren Island, Andamans, India. In: Ramakrishna, C. Raghunathan and C. Sivaperuman (Eds.), Recent trends in Biodiversity of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, pp. 207–214. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.

27.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and M. PALANISAMY. 2010. Wild edible plants used by the aboriginal tribes and settlers of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In: V. S. Ramachandran (Ed.), Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Recent trends in the conservation and utilization of underutilized wild edible plants” (CUWEP–2009), pp. 30–74. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing AG & Co., Saarbrucken, Germany.

28.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2011. Biodiversity: An invaluable gift of nature to humanity. In: Souvenir of the Celebration of International Day of Biological Diversity & Centenary of Fischer Herbarium, pp. 6574. IFGTB, Coimbatore.  

29.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2012. Some nomenclatural notes on Indian Labiates. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 36(3): 511–512. 

30.  PALANISAMY, M. and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 2012. Macroptilium (Benth.) Urb. – a new addition to legumes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Indian J. Forest. 35(1): 99–100.  

31.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and G.V.S. Murthy. 2012. SEM studies on the Nutlets of Certain Genera in the Tribe Mentheae (Labiatae) in Indian Region. In: V. S. Ramachandran (ed.), Plant Diversity and Conservation, pp. 193–214. Pointer Publishers, Jaipur. 

32.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2012. Magnoliaceae of Indian region – An appraisal. In: S. Panda and C. Ghosh (Eds.), Diversity and conservation of plants and Traditional Knowledge, pp. 59–79. Bishen Singh and Mahendra Pal Singh, DehraDun. 

33.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and M. Gangopadhyay. 2013. Validation of the name Persea himalayensis (Lauraceae). Phytotaxa 92(2): 59–60. [Published online, 9th Apr 2013]. 

34.  MURUGAN C., LAL JI SINGH and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 2013. Pavetta gleniei Hook.f. – An addition to Rubiaceae of India from Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Indian J. Forest. 36(1): 125–128. 

35.   SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and S. KARTHIKEYAN. 2013. Astragalus ramakianus, a new name for the Persian Astragalus turgidus Podlech (Leguminosae). Phytotaxa 155(1): 71–72 [Published online, 19th December 2013]. 

36.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and S. KARTHIKEYAN. 2013. Nomenclatural notes on Sorbus Vestita (Rosaceae). Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 20(2): 251253.  

37.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2013. Rechecking of dates in reviewed history of plant names necessitates new combination in Solanaceae. Nelumbo 55: 209–210. 

38.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and S. KARTHIKEYAN. 2014.   Notes on Nomenclature and distribution of some taxa of Piper L. (Piperaceae).  Phytotaxa 167(2): 209–211 [Published online, 9th May 2014].   

39.  SUNOJKUMAR, P., SAMPATH KUMAR V., SHINOJ K., PRASAD M.G. & JAYESH P. JOSEPH. 2014. Notes on the distribution of two rare Pogostemon species (Lamiaceae) – in South India. Int. J. Pl. An. and Env. Sci. 4(3): 673–675. 

40.  SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2014. An illustrative account of the labiates in Himalayas of Indian Region. Phytodiversity 1(1&2): 77–90. 

41. V. Sampath Kumar & S. Karthikeya- Nomenclatural notes on a few flowering plants of India-  Phytodiversity 2015: Vol. 2 (1): 5-7- (Abstract- One new name and five new combinations are proposed in this paper: new name – Gentianella burkillii Karthik. & V.S. Kumar and new combinations – Campylospermum barberi (Manickam & Murugan) Karthik. & V.S. Kumar; Limnophila limnophiloides (Blatt. & Hallb.) Karthik. & V.S. Kumar; Rubus irritans Focke var. subinermis (Hook. f.) Karthik. & V.S. Kumar; Elatostema macroceras (Gagnep.) Karthik. & V.S. Kumar; Elatostema procridifolium (Kurz)Karthik. & V.S.Kumar).




1.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 1999. Human population, Agriculture and Food security.  The Daily   Telegrams, No. 181(11th July 1999).  

2.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 1999. Role of Taxonomy in Modern Biology & Biodiversity. The Daily Telegrams, No. 280 (24th Oct. 1999).

3.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 1999. Science and Technology:  Nehru’s Vision.  The Daily Telegrams, No. 300 (14th Nov. 1999).

4.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. 2000. Biodiversity:  An Element of Health and Food Security to Humanity. The Daily Telegrams, No. 2 (2nd Jan. 2000).

5.      SREEKUMAR, P. V. and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 2001. BSI’s role in Documenting & Preserving the flora.  The Daily Telegrams (special supplement, 26th Jan. 2001).


         IN HINDI:

6.      ANSARI, A. A., D. S. PANDEY and V. SAMPATH KUMAR. 1995. Dakshin Ke Pathar. In: V. Mudgal and P. K. Hajra (Eds.). Bharat Ki Vanaspathi vivididhata, pp. 109–114.  Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

7.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V., L. B. CHAUDHARY and S. C. AGARWAL. 2002. Jaiv-vividhata – Manav swastha ki amulya nidhi. Gyan Vigyan 15: 43–44.

8.      SAMPATH KUMAR, V. and HARISH SINGH. (2003) 2004. Jaiv-vividhata – ek amulya vardaan. Paryavaran 16(2): 5–8.