Rao Raghavendra R.







1.       R.R.Rao & B.A.Razi. Flowering Plants of Mansagangotri. Prasaranga Publication. Mysore.1974.


2.       S.K.Jain & R.R.Rao A Handbook of Field and Herbarium Methods. Today and Tomorrow's Publishers. New Delhi. 1980.


3.       R.R.Rao & B.A.Razi. A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District. Today and Tomorrow's Publishers.New Delhi. 1980.


4.       A.K.Baishya & R.R.Rao. Fern and Fern-allies of Meghalaya. Scientific Publisher, Jodhpur.1982.


5.       S.K.Jain & R.R.Rao (Ed.). An Assessment of Threatened Plants of India. Botanical Survey of India, Howarh, 1984.


6.       R.R.Rao & K.Haridasan. A Forest Flora of Meghalaya. Volume I&II, Bishen Singh and Mahendra Pal Singh. Dehradun. 1985-87.


7.       N.S.Jamir & R.R.Rao. A Pteridophytic Flora of Nagaland. Bishen Singh and Mahendra Pal Singh. Dehradun. 1988.


8.       R.R.Rao et.al. Flora Indicae Enumeratio - Asteraceae. Botanical Survey of India. Calcutta. 1988.


9.       R.R.Rao & B.D.Sharma. A Manual for Herbarium Collections. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. 1990.


10.    R.R.Rao. Biodiversity in India. Bishen Singh & Mahendra Pal Singh. Dehradun. 1994.


11.    B.D.Sharma, N.P. Balakrishnan, R.R.Rao & P.K.Hajra (Editors) Flora of India Vol. I (New Series) Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. 1994.


12.    P.K.Hajra, R.R.Rao, D.K.Singh & B.P.Uniyal (Eds.). Flora of IndiaVol.12, Asteraceae (Anthemideae - Heliantheae) B.S.I., Calcutta. pp 1-454. 1995.


13.    P.K.Hajra, R.R.Rao, D.K.Singh & B.P.Uniyal (Eds.). Flora of IndiaVol.13, Asteraceae (Inuleae - Vernonieae) B.S.I. Calcutta. pp 1-411, 1995.


14.    Rao, R. R. (Ed.) Advances in Legume Research in India. Bishen Singh and Mahendra Pal Singh Dehra Dun. Pp. 1-517. 2002.


15.    T.S.Rana, Bhasker Datt & R.R.Rao. Flora of Tons Valley, Garhwal Himalaya (Uttaranchal). Bishen Singh and Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, 2003


16.    S. Myrthong & R.R.Rao. A Monocotyledonous Flora of Meghalaya India. Bishen Singh and Mahendra Pal Singh. Dehradun. (in press).





17.    R.R.Rao & B.A.Razi. Euphorbiaceae of Mysore city and surrounding areas. J. Mysore Univ. Sect.B. 23: 35-63. 1970.


18.    B.A. Razi & R.R.Rao. Contributions from the Herbarium, Manasagangotri. Mysore. I. An artificial key to the Pteridophytes of Mysore city and surrounding areas. Botanique. 2 (1): 21-23.1971


19.    R.R.Rao. Contribution from the Herbarium, Manasagangotri.  Mysore. II. An annotated list of              flowering plants around `Aloka', Yelwal (Mysore District). J. Mysore Univ. Sect.B 24: 62-     80.1971.


20.    R.R.Rao. Contributions from the Herbarium, Manasagangortri, Mysore. IV. Name changes in Mysore plants. Bios. 1: 7-22.1972.


21.    S.V.Ramaswamy, R.R.Rao & V.Bhaskar. Contribution from the Herbarium, Manasagangotri. Mysore. III. Notes on the adventive plants of Banglore and Mysore District. J Mysore Univ. Sect. B. 26: 40-44. 1973.


22.    R.R.Rao & B.A.Razi. Notes on Euphorbiaceae of Mysore City and surrounding areas. Bios. 2: 50-54. 1973.


23.    R.R.Rao. & B.A. Razi. Contributions from the Herbarium, Manasagangortri, Mysore. V. Notes on flowering plants of Chamundi Hills, Mysore District. J Mysore Univ. Sect. B. 26: 70-117.1974.


24.    R.R.Rao. & B.A. Razi. Contributions from the Herbarium, Manasagangortri, Mysore. X. A sketch of vegetation of Mysore District. J. Mysore Univ. Sect. B. 26: 191-200. 1974.


25.    R.R.Rao. Oxybaphus himalaicus Edgew. (Nyctaginacaae) - a new record from South India. Geobios. 2:196. 1975.


26.    R.R.Rao & B.A.Razi. On the occurrence of Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. (Solanaceae) in Mysore. Curr. Sci. 43(12): 734. 1976.


27.    R.R.Rao & M.K.V.Rao. Galinsoga ciliata (Rafn.) Blake (Asteraceae) in Shillong- a new distributional record. Geobios. 3: 71. 1976.


28.    R.R.Rao & M.K.V.Rao. Occurrence of Crassocephalum crepedioides (Benth.) S.Moore and Galinsoga ciliata (Rafn.) Blake (Asteraceae) in Mysore. Geobios. 3:163-164. 1976.


29.    R.R.Rao. Medicobotany of some Mysore plants- 1. J. Res. Indian Med. Hom. 12:53-58. 1977.


30.    R.R.Rao. The genus Sonchus Linn. (Asteraceae) in northeast India. Acta Bot. Ind. 6:94-97. 1978.


31.    R.R.Rao. Some phytogeographical observations on the flowering plants of Biligirirangan hills in Mysore and its affinities with the flora of Khasi hills in Meghalaya. Botanique 7(4): 163-2370.1978.


32.    R.R.Rao & B.A.Razi. An artificial key to the Asteraceae of Mysore District. My Forest 14(1): 27-41.1978.


33.    R.R.Rao & B. Neogi. Some common aquatic weeds of Meghalaya a preliminary observation. In: Studies on weeds and their control. Symp. Vol. Meghalaya Sc. Soc. Shillong pp. 29-35. 1978.


34.    R.R.Rao. Medicobotany of Mysore plants- II. J. Res. Indian Med. Hom. 13(4): 92-97. 1978.


35.    R.R.Rao. Parthenium hysterophorus Linn. (Asteraceae) in Gauhati- a new record for northeast India. J. Ind. Bot. Soc. 58(1): 44-1979.


36.    R.R.Rao. & P.Kharkongor. Floristic composition and phenologcal pattern of vegetation of pine forests in Meghalaya. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 75 (2): 273-285. 1979.


37.    R.R.Rao. & B.A.Razi. A contribution towards a grass flora of Mysore district. Indian For. 105(8): 598-608.1979.


38.    R.R.Rao & S.K.Jain. A synopsis of some recent name changes in plants of the Indian subcontinent. Indian For. 105(8): 565-570. 1979.


39.    R.R.Rao. Changing pattern in Indian Flora. In: "Status of floristic studies in India". Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 19(1-4): 156-166. 1979.


40.    R.R.Rao. & K.Suryanarayana. Introduced weeds in the vegetation of Mysore District. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 74(2): 688-697. 1979.


41.    R.R.Rao. & D.P.Dam. Non-indigenous plants in the flora of Shillong and its surrounding areas. Bull. Meghalaya Sci. Soc. 3: 43-65. 1979.


42.    R.R.Rao. Ethnobotanical studies on the flora of Meghalaya. Some curious reports of herbal medicines. In: Glimpses of Indian Ethnobotany. Ed. S.K.Jain. pp. 137-148. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Calcutta. 1980.


43.    R.R.Rao. Ethnobotany of Meghalaya- Medicinal plants used by the Khasi and Garo tribes. Econ. Bot. 35(1): 4-9. 1980.


44.    R.R.Rao & B.Neogi. Observations on the Ethnobotany of Khasi and Garo Tribes in Meghalaya. J. Econ. Bot. 1:157-162. 1980.


45.    R.R.Rao. & B.A.Razi. An artificial key to the deciduous trees of Mysore District. My Forest. 14(4): 253-260. 1980.


46.    R.R.Rao & M.K.V.Rao. The genus Eupatorium Linn. (Asteraceae) in northeast India. Proc.Indian Nat. Sci. Acad. 46(4): 587-592. 1980.


47.    B.Neogi & R.R.Rao. Floristic composition of the weed flora and seasonal variation and phenological pattern of some dominants weeds of agricultural lands in Meghalaya. Proc. Indian     Nat. Sci. Acad. 46(4): 579-586. 1980


48.    K. Haridasan & R.R.Rao. Enumeration of some important forest weeds of Meghalaya with special emphasis on their role and distribution. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 2: 161-71.1981.


49.    R.R.Rao. & A.K.Baishya. Some ecological and Phytogeographical observations on the Pteridophytic flora of Meghalaya. J.Econ. Taxon. Bot. 2: 31-39. 1981.


50.    R.R. Rao & K. Haridasan. Chirita hamosa R. Br. (Gesneriaceae)- an interesting plant record from Meghalaya. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 2: 241-242, 1981.


51.    R.R.Rao. & B.Neogi. Stachytarpheta dichotoma Vahl (Verbenaceae) - a new record for India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 79(1): 233-234. 1982.


52.    R.R. Rao. Some thoughts about forest resources and their conservation. Nature Lower 1: 15-18, 1982.


53.    Y. Kumar & R.R. Rao. Ethnobotanical studies on certain medicinal plants among some Garo people in and around Balphakram Sanctuary (Meghalaya). Bull. Bot. Surv. India 22 (1-4): 161-165.


54.    R.R. Rao & N.S. Jamir. Ethnobotanical studies in Nagaland: Medicinal Plants. Econ. Bot. 36(2): 176-181, 1982.


55.    R.R. Rao & K. Haridasan. Notes on the distribution of certain rare, endangered or endemic plants of Meghalaya with a brief remark on the flora. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 79(1): 93-99, 1982.


56.    N.S. Jamir & R.R. Rao. Ethnobotanical studies in Nagaland II. Fifty four Medicinal plants used by Nagas. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 3: 11-17, 1982.


57.    S. Myrthong & R.R. Rao. A contribution towards a sedge flora of Meghalaya. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 3: 129-139, 1982.


58.    R.R. Rao. Forests of Northeast India - prospects and constraints on utilisation. In Ed. Sharatchandra et al. Development without destruction. pp. 75-85, Shillong, 1982.


59.    B. Neogi & R.R. Rao. Study on the weed flora of various Hill Agro-Ecosystems in Meghalaya. J.Australian Weeds 2(1): 9-15, 1982.


60.    R.R. Rao & B.A. Razi. Study on the weed-flora of paddy fields in Mysore district. J. Mysore Univ.Sect. B. 26:24-37, 1982.


61.    R.R. Rao, K. Haridasan & Y. Kumar. Two interesting plant records from Meghalaya. J. Bombay. Nat. Hist. Soc. 79(3): 708-711, 1983.


62.    Megoneitso & R.R. Rao. Ethnobotanical studies in Nagaland - 4. Sixty two medicinal plants used by Angami Nagas. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 4(1): 167-172, 1983.


63.    R.R. Rao., K. Haridasan & Y. Kumar. New records of plants for North-East India. J. Bombay. Nat. Hist. Soc. 79(2) 455-458, 1983.


64.    M. Satpute, B.K. Dutta & R.R. Rao. Contributions to the aerobiology of Shillong. 1. Studies on the seasonal variations of atmospheric pollen and fungal spores. Proc. Ind. Nat. Sc. Acad. 66: 675-686, 1983.


65.    S.K. Jain & R.R. Rao. Ethnobotany in India - an overview. Special Publication, Botanical Survey of India, 1983.


66.    R.R. Rao & K. Haridasan. Threatened plants of Meghalaya - a plea for conservation. In. Ed. S.K. Jain and R.R. Rao. An Assessment of Threatened Plants of India. pp. 94-103. Botanical Survey of India, Howrah, 1983.


67.    Y. Kumar & R.R. Rao. Studies on the Flora of Balphakram wild life Sanctuary in Meghalaya II.            Distributional remarks on certain rare and interesting plant species. Ibid, pp.110-115.


68.    S. Myrthong & R.R. Rao. Contributions to the knowledge of Threatened plants in India -3. Some noteworthy monocotyledonous species, which are rare, endangered or endemic. Ibid. pp. 131-137.


69.    S. Myrthong, Y. Kumar & R.R. Rao. Eriocaulon echinulatum Mart. (Eriocaulaceae) - a new record for India. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 80: 667-68, 1983.


70.    N.S. Jamir & R.R. Rao. Polystichum birii - a new species of Aspidiaceae from Nagaland, India. J. Jap. Bot. 58(12): 376-378, 1983.


71.    K. Haridasan & R.R. Rao. Flora, vegetation and plant resources of Garo Hills. In: Garo Hills Land and the People. Ed. L.S. Gassah. Omsons Publications, New Delhi, pp.97-105.

72.    B.K. Dutta & R.R. Rao. Contributions to the Aerobiology of Shillong - 1. Seasonal variation of atmospheric pollen and fungal spores. Proc. Indian Nat. Sci. Acad. 49(6): 675-86, 1983.


73.    R.R. Rao. Modiola caroliniana (L) G. Don, Malvaceae - a new generic record for India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 5(4): 907-908,1984.


74.    R.R. Rao & H.J. Chowdhery. Arabidopsis russeliana Jafri, an addition to the Brassicaceae of India. Ind. J. Forestry. 7(3): 257-258, 1984.


75.    R.R. Rao & H.J. Chowdhery. Ecological impact studies with particular reference to change in the flora and wildlife of B.S.L. Project area in Himachal Pradesh. MAB Project Report pp. 309-315,           1984.


76.    R.R. Rao, M. Satpute & B.K. Dutta. Circadian periodicity of pollen and fungal spores of Shillong (Meghalaya). Indian Phytopath. 38(1): 60-65, 1985.


77.    R.R. Rao & K. Haridasan. A new species Araliaceae from Meghalaya, India. In Forest Flora Meghalaya. pp. 434-436, 1985.


78.    N.S. Jamir, R.R. Rao & U. chowdhury. Polystichum prolificans Va VR. (Aspidiaceae) from Nagaland - a new record for India. Ind. J. Forestry 8(2): 157-158, 1985.


79.    R.R. Rao & B.P. Uniyal. Berberis ahrendtii Rao & Uniyal - a new name for Berberis lycioides Stapf. Ind. J. Forestry 8: 334, 1985.


80.    Y. Kumar & R.R. Rao. Drosera indica L. (Droseraceae) A new distributional record for northeast India. J.  Econ. Taxon. Bot. 7(2): 425-426, 1985.


81.    Y. Kumar & R.R. Rao. Floristic studies on Balphakram sanctury - 3: General account of Forest types and Fauna. Ind. J. Forestry 8(4): 302-309, 1985.


82.    K. Haridasan & R.R. Rao. Syzygium jainii Haridasan et Rao - a new species of Myrtaceae from Meghalaya. In Forest Flora Meghalaya 1: 398-399, 1985.


83.    R.R. Rao & K. Haridasan. A survey of some wild plants of horticulture importance from Meghalaya, North - East India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 6(3): 529-537, 1985.


84.    R.R. Rao & N.S. Jamir. A new species of Cyathea (Cytheaceae) from Nagaland, India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 6(1): 207-209, 1985.


85.    H.J. Chowdhery & R.R. Rao. Rorippa pseudoislandica Chowdhery et. R.R. Rao - a new species of Brassicaceae from India. Ind. J. Forestry 8: 150-152, 1985.


86.    R.R. Rao & N.S. Jamir. Bolbitis nagalandense R.R. Rao et. Janir. A new species of Lomariopsidaceae from Nagaland, India. Reinwardtia 10: 119-121, 1985.


87.    S. Singh, U. Chowdhury & R.R. Rao. Ferns and Fern Allies of Chamoli district, U.P. Ind. J.Forestry 19: 1-15: 161-167, 1986.


88.    R.R. Rao & P.K. Hajra. Biological diversity of Eastern Himalayas - in a conservation perspective. Proc. Indian Acad. Sciences (Suppl.) 103-125, 1986.


89.    S.K. Mamgain & R.R. Rao. A new species of Lactuca (Asteraceae) from Kashmir, India. J.Bomb. Nat. Hist. Soc. 83(2): 406-408, 1986.


90.    R.R. Rao & P.K. Hajra. Obituary on Oleg Polunin. Trop. Ecol. 27: 222, 1986.


91.    Mangala Satpute, B.K. Dutta & R.R. Rao. Phenology and Pollen Incidence in the atmosphere of Shillong. In (Eds.) P.K.K. Nair, A.P. Joshi & S.V. Ganghal. Air borne Pollen, spores and other Plant Materials of India. pp. 20-31, 1986.


92.    R.R. Rao & N.S. Jamir. Contribution to the Pteridophytic Flora of Nagaland. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 7(2): 277-297, 1986.


93.    S.K. Mamgain & R.R. Rao. A new species of Lactuca (Asteraceae) from Himachal Pradesh, India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 27: 120-122, 1985 (Published in 1987).


94.    S.K. Mamgain & R.R. Rao. Taxonomy and distribution of Lactuceae (Asteraceae) from Western Himalaya. In Recent Advances in Plant Sciences. Ed. M.R. Sharma & B.K. Gupta, Dehradun, 1987.


95.    R.R. Rao. Diminishing Forest Resources, their development and conservation with special reference to a hill state in North - East India. In: Recent Advances in Plant Sciences, Ed. M.R. Sharma & B.K. Gupta, Dehradun, 1987.


96.    R.R. Rao & P.K. Hajra. Methods of research in Ethnobotany. In: Ed. S.K. Jain. A Manual of Ethnobotany. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, 1987, pp. 33-41.


97.    R.R. Rao, B.P. Uniyal & S.K. Mamgain. Species of Lactuca (Asteraceae) and Berberis (Berberidaceae) for the Red Data Book of India. Ed. M.P. Nayar & A.R.K. Sastry, 1987.


98.    B.M. Wadhwa, R.R. Rao & P.K. Hajra. Botany of Valley of Flowers National Park and its environs. Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 29(1-4): 129-175, 1987.


99.    Y. Kumar, Fancy Scarlet & R.R. Rao. Further contributions to the Ethnobotany of Meghalaya. Plants used by 'War Jaintias' of Jaintia Hills. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 11(1): 65-70, 1987.


100. Mangala Satpute, B.K. Dutta & R.R. Rao. A comparative study of the air phyllosphere and soil mycoflora of potato & paddy fields of Shillong. J. Ind. Bot. Soc. 66: 381-387, 1987.


101.      R.R. Rao. Plant systematics: Past, present and future: some basic considerations. In (Eds.) S.S. Bir  & M.I.S. Saggo "Perspectives in Plant Sciences in India". pp. 231-236, 1989.


102.      R.R. Rao. Methods and techniques in Ethnobotanical research: Some basic considerations. In (Ed.) S.K. Jain "Methods and approaches in Ethnobotany, Society of Ethnobotanists, Lucknow, pp. 13-23, 1989.


103.      R.R. Rao. The mute message of Ethnobotany for the 21st Century, Ibid, Society of Ethnobotanists. Lucknow, pp. 179-186, 1989.


104.      R.R. Rao & Bipin Balodi. Two new species of Astragalus L. from Western Himalaya. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sc. Ind. 59(B) 4, 475-478, 1989.


105.      S.K. Mamgain & R.R.Rao. Some new combinations in the subtribe Lactuceae. Jour. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 86(2): 273, 1989.


106.      B.D. Naithani & R.R.Rao. The impact of Piligrim Influx on the Himalayan ecosystem. in Ed. S.C. Singh "Impact of Tourism on Mountain Environment" pp. 82-89, 1989.


107.      B. Neogo, M.N.V. Prasad & R.R. Rao. Ethnobotanical studies on the Weed Flora of Meghalaya. Econ. Bot. 43(4): 471-79, 1990.


108.      R.R. Rao. Ethnobotanical studies on some Adivasi tribes of North -East India with special reference to the Naga people. In Ed. S.K. Jain. "Contributions to Indian Ethnobotany". pp. 215-230, 1990.


109.      R.R. Rao. Ethnobiology in the study and conservation of fragile ecosystems: Some issues from the Himalayan Region. Ethnobotany 2: 45-55, 1990.


110.      N.S. Jamir & R.R. Rao. Fifty new or interesting Medicinal Plants used by Zeliangs. Ethnobotany 2: 11-18, 1990.


111.      P.K. Hajra & R.R. Rao. Distribution of vegetation types in North-West Himalaya with brief remarks on Phytogeography and Floral resource conservation. Proc. Ind. Acad.Sci.Bangalore.100:263-277,1990.

112.      R.R. Rao & S.K. Murti. North - East India - a major centre of Plant diversity in India. Indian J. Forestry 13:214-222, 1990.


113.      Chowdhery, H.J., B.P. Uniyal, R. Mathuur & R.R. Rao. A new Senecio from India. Ind. Jour. For. 13: 366-367, 1990.


114.      R.R. Rao & N.S. Jamir. Ethnobotany of the Ao and Angami Nagasof Nagaland. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 14(3): 593-604, 1990.


115.      S.K. Mamgain & R.R. Rao. Some medicinal plants of Pauri Garhwal Himalaya. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 14(3): 633-40, 1990.


116.      R.R. Rao & S. Rajeshwari. Elymus transhimalaicus - a new species of Poaceae from Ladakh, India. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sc. 61(2): 1991.


117.      R.R. Rao & K. Haridasan. An ethnobotanical survey of Medicinal and other useful plants of North - East India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 15(2): 423-435, 1991.


118.      B. Balodi & R.R. Rao. The genus Trigonella L. in North-West Himalaya. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 15(1): 185-194, 1991.


119.      H.J. Chowdhery & R.R. Rao. Trigonella upendrae Chowdhery et al. R.R. Rao. - A new species of Trigonella (Fabaceae) from India. Bull.Bot. Surv. India 31(1-4): 156-158, 1992.


120.      R.R. Rao. Trends in the evolution of the Angiosperm flower. In (Ed.) B.S. Venkatachala, D.L. Dilcher & H.K. Maheshwari p=09 "Essays in Evolutionary Plant Biology". Paleobot. 41: 167-175, 1992.


121.      R.R. Rao. Book Review on "The Flora of Indian Desert". Bull. Bot. Surv. India 32 (1-4): 195, 1992.


122.      S.K. Jain & R.R. Rao. Floristic Inventory of Tropical Countries - India. Compiled by Karolyn Kendrick pp. 133-140.


123.      R.R. Rao & T. Hussain. Himalayan Legumes - Diversity and conservation. Symposium Vol. In (Ed.) U. Dhar "Himalayan Biodiversity: Conservation Strategies", G.B. Pant Himalayan Institute, Almora, 1993, pp. 253-266.


124.      R.R. Rao & B. Dutt. Distribution and diversity of the family Berberidaceae in the Himalaya, India. Ibid. pp. 267-278, 1993.


125.      R.R. Rao. Floristic diversity of eastern Himalaya - a national heritage for Conservation. Ibid. pp. 131-151, 1993.


126.      H.J. Chowdhery & R.R. Rao. Plant life in the Himalayan cold deserts: Some adaptive strategies. Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 32(1-4): 43-56, 1990 (Published 1992).


127.      B.P. Uniyal & R.R. Rao. Vegetation and flora of Rajaji National Park in Uttar Pradesh. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 17(1): 1-30, 1993.


128.      Raju, D.C.S., R.R.Rao and P.K.Hajra. Illiciaceae. In: Sharma, B.D., Balakrishnan, N.P., Rao, R.R. and Hajra, P.K. (eds.), Fl.of India 1:184-187. B.S.I., Calcutta, 1993.


129.      Rao, R.R and P.K. Hajra. Schisandraceae. Ibid 1:188-196. 1993.


130.      Raju, D.C.S., R.R.Rao and P.K. Hajra. Eupteleaceae Ibid 1:200-201.1993.


131.      Rao, R.R. Berberidaceae. Ibid 1:349-412. 1993.


132.      Rao, R.R and P.K. Hajra.  Podophyllaceae Ibid 1:414-417. 1993.


133.      R.R. Rao & S.K. Murti. Medicinal Plant Resources of North -East India - conservation and Utilisation. Indian J. For. 6: 217-232, 1994.


134.      Rajeswari, S., R.R. Rao & A. Garg. An undescribed Saccharum (Poaceae) from J & K. India. Sida (American) 16(1): 33-36, 1994.


135.      Tariq Hussain, B. Datt & R.R. Rao. On the identity of two taxa of Berberis L. from Tibet. Sida (American Journal) 1(1): 17-21, 1994.


136.      R.R. Rao & A. Garg. Can Eremostachys superba be saved from extinction? Curr. Sci. 67(2): 80-81, 1994.


137.      Hussain, T., B. Datt & R.R. Rao. Berberis kunawurensis Royle var. diversifolia Ahrendt ex Hussain et al. an undescribed variety from East Himalaya. India. Rheedia 4(1): 37-39.


138.      R.R. Rao et al. An undescribed variety of Berberis petiolaris Wall. ex G. Don from the Himalaya. Bot. Bull. Acad. Sinica 35(4): 229-239, 1994.


139.      R.R. Rao et al. Taxonomy of Indian Berberidaceae: Prospects and problems. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 18(2): 379-385. 1994.


140.      Rajeswari, S., R.R. Rao & A. Garg. A new species of Poa L. from Ladakh, India. J. Jap. Bot. 69(3): 157-161. 1994.


141.      P.C. Pant, R.R. Rao and Arti Garg. Anaphais kashmirana Pant, R.R. Rao et Arti, A new species of Compositae from Kashmir, India. J.Jap. Bot. 69(5): 258-261. 1994.


142.      T.S. Rana, T. Husain & R.R. Rao. A critical appraisal of the Type locality of a rare palm from Kumaon Himalaya, India. Curr. Sci. 68(6): 590-592, 1995.


143.      R.R. Rao. Floristic diversity in India - An overview. Int. Soc. Envt. 1(2): 4, 1995.


144.      B.M. Wadhwa, C.L. Mehrotra, R. Mathur and R.R. Rao. Rashtriya Udhyan Phoolonki ghati Avam Hemkund Ki Vanaspati. In Paschimi Himalaya Ki Vanaspatiya (Eds.) D.K. Singh et al. B.S.I., Dehra Dun, pp. 66-73, 1995 (in Hindi).


145.      Saklani, A. and R.R. Rao. Bharat ki Vanaspatik Vividhta. In Vigyan Vani. N.B.R.I., Rajbhasha Patrika, pp. 22-24, 1995 (in Hindi).


146.      R.R. Rao. Changing Scenario in Plant Taxonomic Studies. Proc. Nat. Seminar "Changing Scenario in Plant Sciences”, Varanasi (Eds.) J.S. Singh & V.S. Jaiswal, pp. 282-294, 1995.


147.      S.K. Mamgain & R.R.Rao. Tribe Chichorieae. In Eds. P.K. Hajra et al., Flora of India: Asteraceae, Vol. 12. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. PP. 226-345. 1995.


148.      R. R. Rao. Tribe Calenduleae in Eds. P.K. Hajra R. R. Rao & D. K. Singh et al., Flora of India, Calcutta. Vol. 12, B.S.I., Calcutta. PP 147-150. 1995.


149.      R.R.Rao. Tribe Mutisieae Ibid‚ Vol. 13, pp 163-186. 1995.


150.      R.R.Rao. Tribe Tageteae. Ibid, vol. 13, pp 163-186. 1995.


151.      R.R. Rao. Are Herbaria Redundant? Curr. Sci., 69 (12): 968-969. 1995.


152.      S. Rajeshwari, R.R. Rao & A. Garg. Agrostis musjidii  (Poaceae) A new species from Jammu & Kashmir, India. J. Ind. Bot. Soc. 74: 333-334. 1995.


153.      R.R. Rao and S. Kumar. Angiosperm Taxonomy - Problems and Remedies.  Ind. Bot. Soc., Platinum Jublee Volume 74 A: 179-186 1995.


154.      T. Hussain, B. Datt, Arti Garg & R.R. Rao. Berberis Sanei (Berberidaceae) - a new species from Arunanchal Pradesh, India. Bull. Mus. Nat. Paris. Ser. 17 SectionB, Adansonia (No 1-2) 69-73. 1995.


155.      Kumar, S., Husain and R.R.Rao. Some Nomenclatural notes in Berberis“ L. (Berberidaceae). Ind. J.Forestry 19(1): 97. 1996


156.      R.R. Rao, Phytogeography and floral diversity of the Himalayas with special reference to Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in West Himalaya. In.: P.S. Ramakrishnan, A.N. Purohit, K.G.Saxena, K.S.Rao and R.K. Maikhuri. Conservation and Management of Biological Resources in Himalaya G.B. Pant Institute, Almora, Oxford  & IBH Publ. Co. Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi. pp. 171-207, 1996.


157.      R.R. Rao, Biodiversity and Conservation. Special Vol. Hyderabad University. Global environmental perspectives and environmental management‚ (ed. M.N.V.Prasad)1-12.1996.

158.      R.R.Rao, Ethnobiology in India: Some key issues on traditional knowledge and sustainable development Ethnobotany 8: 14-24. 1996


159.      T.S.Rana, Bhaskar Datt and R.R.Rao. Strategies for Sustainable Utilization of Plant Resources of the Tons-Valley, Western Himalaya. Ethnobotany 8. 96-104. 1996.


160.      Saklani, A and R.R.Rao. Role of Brahmakamal  (Saussurea obvallata“ (DC.) Edgew.) in the life and culture of Garhwalis. Ethnobotany‚ 8: 75-78. 1996.


161.      Garg, A. and R.R.Rao.  Pollination ecology of endangered Eremostachys superba“ (Labiatae). Taiwania 41(4): 309-321, 1996.


162.      R.R. Rao, Indigenous people and Forests: Perspectives of an ethnobotanical study from Nagaland, North - East India. Proc. IVth. Int. Ethno. Conf., "Ethnobiology in Human Welfare" (Ed. S. K. Jain) pp. 367-371. Deep publications, New Delhi, 1996.


163.      Rao, R.R. & B. Datt. Indian Compositae: Diversity and Phytogeography in D.J.N.Hind & H.Beentje  (Eds.)  Proc. Int. Compositae Conference, Kew. Vol.1 Systematics, Royal Boatanic Garden, Kew. pp. 445-461. 1996


164.      R.R. Rao. Compositae in the conservation of genetic diversity in  wild plants. In (Eds.) P.D.S.Caligari and D.J.N.Hind Proc. Int.  Compositae Conf., Kew.‚ Vol 2 Biology  and Utilization‚ Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, pp. 269-275. 1996.


165.      R.R. Rao. Conserving the `Hot spots' of Biodiversity in India. in P.S. Ramakrishnan et. al. (Eds.) Conserving Biodiversity for Sustainable Development pp. 95-107. Indian nat. Sci. Acad. New Delhi. 1996.


166.      R.R. Rao, T.S.  Rana, Bhaskar Datt and Arti Garg, Identifying rare, endangered and endemic species:  The Indian scene. J. Mysore Univ.‚ Section B, 34:  93-103, 1995-96 (Published 1997).


167.      Garg, A. and R.R.Rao. Anthecological relationship between endangered Eremostachys superba (Labiatae) and its pollinator. Taiwania‚ 42 (2): 99-103, 1997.


168.      Garg, A., T. Husain and R.R.Rao.  Palynological Evidence supporting   the   identity of two taxa of Berberis (Berberidaceae) from Tibet. Sida‚ 17 (3): 575-578. 1997.


169.      Garg, A & R.R. Rao. Observations on the Reproductive Biology of the endangered Eremostachys superba Royle ex Benth. (Labiatae) in the Siwaliks of Uttar Pradesh, India. Proc. Indian Nat. Sci. Acad.‚B63 No.1& 2 pp. 79-88. 1997.


170.      Husain, T. and R.R.Rao. Identity & Lectotypification of Berberis khasiana“ Ahrendt Rheedea‚ Vol 7 (1): 41-42, 1997.


171.      Jain, S.K. and R.R.Rao. Flora and Phytogeography of India. Inst. of Ethnobiology pp. 1-14.1997.


172.      Garg, A. & R.R.Rao. Pollen limitation in Eremostachys superba Royle ex Benth. (Labiatae) and its role in loss of seed production. Tiwania, 4(4): 307-315. 1997.


173.      Rao, R. R. Diversity of Indian Flora. Proc. Indian Nat.Sci. Acad. B63 No. 3 pp 127-138. 1997.


174.      Rao, R.R. B. Datt, & A. Prakash. Endangered plants of the Himalayas and their conservation. In: M.Daniel. The Changing Landscape of Plant Sciences (Spl. Vol.  Baroda): Taxonomy & Ecology International Book Distributors, Dehra­ Dun pp. 233-259. 1997.


175.      T. Husain and R.R. Rao. Under utilised food legumes of India with particular reference to Himalaya. In:  M.  Daniel.  The Changing Landscape of Plant Sciences (Spl. Vol.  Baroda): Taxonomy & Ecology Internation Book Distributors, Dehra Dun pp. 226-232. 1997.


176.      Husain, T., R. R. Rao and Arti Garg.  Berberis lycium“ complex in India. Feddes Repertorium 109 (5-6): 385-392. 1998.


177.      Rao, R. R.; T. Husain; B. Dutt and A. Garg. Revision of the family Berberidaceae of India - I: Rheedea. 8(1): 1-66. 1998.


178.      Chaudhary, L. B. & R. R. Rao. Notes on the genus Aconitum L. (Ranunculaceae) in N.W. Himalaya (India). Feddes Repertorium 109 (7 - 8): 527 - 537. 1998.


179.      Bipin Balodi & R. R. Rao. Some wild Edible and Medicinal plants used by the Adivasis of Garhwal and Kumaon Himalaya. Annuals of Forestry 6 (1): 18-30,1998.


180.      Chaudhary, L. B. & R. R. Rao. Some Highly Threatened taxa of Aconitum L. (Ranunculaceae) in Indian Himalaya - Strategies for conservation. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 22 (3): 631-634. 1998.


181.      Rao, R. R. Concept and development of Herbaria with special reference to India: Current problems and Remedies. In (Ed.) Stuchlik, L. Botanical Collections throughout the world. Proceeding. Second Int. Conf. on Preservation of Botanical collections, Krakow. pp. 11-21. 1998. 

182.      Rao, R. R. Biodiversity conservation in Northeast India: priorities and strategies. in (Ed.) R. C. Sundriyal et al. “Perspectives for planning and development in Northeast India”. pp. 91-98. Kosi, Katarmal, Almora. 1998. 

183.      T.S. Rana, K.K. Singh & R.R. Rao. Studies on indigenous herbal remedies for diabetes mellitus in India”. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 23 (1): 115-120. 1999.  

184.      Rao, R. R. and M. R. Suseela. Vetiveria zizanioides (Linn.) Nash- A multipurpose Eco-friendly Grass of India.in proceedings 2nd Int. Conf. Vetiver and the Environment.pp. 444-448. 2000, Bangkok. 

185.      Rao, R. R. et al. Palynology of Berberidaceae. Rheedea. 9(2): 115-146. 1999. 

186.      Arvind Saklani & Rao, R. R. Saussurea DC. in Garhwal Himalaya: Diversity, Distribution and Conservation. ed. Y.P.S. Pangtey. in High Altitudes of the Himalaya -II. pp. 2: 323-334. 2000. 

187.      T. S. Rana, Bhaskar Datt & Rao, R. R. Biodiversity in the Alpine Himalaya: Stratagies for Conservation and Ecodevelopment. Ed. Y.P.S. Pangtey. in High Altitudes of the Himalaya -II. pp. 2: 29-48. 2000.    

188.      A. Saklani, R. R. Rao and L. B. Chaudhary. SEM-characterisation of achene morphology towards the taxonomy of Indian species of Saussurea DC. (Asteraceae).  Rheedea 10 (1): 1-18. 2000 

189.      L. B. Chaudhary & R. R. Rao Pattern of Morphological Diversity within Aconitum heterophyllum Wall. ex Royle (Ranunculaceae) in India. Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 40 (1-4): 23-33.1998 (published 2001) 

190.      L. B. Chaudhary & R. R. Rao Variation in Podophyllum hexandrum L. (Podophyllaceae) in Himalaya. Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 40 (1-4) 72-81. 1998 (published 2001)                                                                                                                         


191.      L.B.Chaudhary & R. R. Rao. Taxonomy and Biodiversity of Podophyllum hexandrum L. (Podophyllaceae) in Himalaya. Proc.Acad. Sci. India, Sect. B (Biological Sciences)


192.      Bhaskar Datt, T. S. Rana, S. S. Jha and R. R. Rao Threatened plants of Bundelkhand Region 8 (1/2): 120-123, 2001


193.      R. R. Rao. & L. B. Chaudhary Legume diversity in India: Current Status and future prospects. In (Ed.) R. R. Rao. Proceedings “Advances in Legume Research in India” 2002. pp. 1-25.  


194.      Arvind Saklani & R. R. Rao. Some wild legumes traditionally used by Tribals of North-East India with particular reference to non-conventional edible legumes. Ibid. 2002. pp. 239-250.


195.      R. R. Rao & L. B. Chaudhary. A conspectus of the genus Astragalus L. (Leguminosae - Papilionoideae) in India. Ibid. pp. 59-72. 2002.


196.      Kaushal Kumar, R. R. Rao & K. K. Singh. Perspectives on the role of Leguminous Plants in Ayurveda. Ibid. pp. 301-315. 2002.


197.      T. S. Rana, Bhaskar Datt  & R. R. Rao. Legumes of Tons Valley in Western Himalaya. Ibid. pp. 87-100.2002.


198.      T.S. Rana, Bhaskar Datt and R.R. Rao Vegetational Diversity in Tons Valley, Garhwal Himalaya (Uttaranchal) India with Special Reference to Phytogeographical Affinities of the Flora. Taiwania 46(3): 217-231, 2001.


199.      R.R. Rao, Tribal Wisdom and Conservation of Biological Diversity Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Ethnobiology’ Georjia, U.S.A.-pp.1-10.2002  

200.      L. B. Chaudhary and R. R. Rao, Taxonomic study of herbaceous species of Phyllanthus L. (Euphorbiaceae) in India, Phytotaxonomy 2:143- 162. 2002  

201.      T.S.Rana, B. Datt & R.R.Rao. Life forms and Biological Spectrum of the Flora of Tons Valley, Garhwal Himalaya (Uttaranchal), India. Taiwania, 47(2): 164-169,2002.  

202.      S.S.Jha, Sushma Verma  & R.R.Rao. Morphotaxonomy vs Molecular taxonomy: Some taxonomy complexes needing molecular approaches. Phytotaxonomy 2: 108 – 122. 2002.  

203.      Garg. A. & R.R.Rao. Scanning Electron Microscopic investigation of the glandular hairs of Eremostachys superba flowers. Phytomorphology 52 (2&3): 161-166.2002.



Papers Communicated/ in press:


  1. Rajeswari,S & R.R. Rao. Elyhordeum ladakhianum S. Rajeswari et. R.R. Rao Sp. nov. (Poaceae) from Ladakh, India. Candollea  (Communicated) 
  1. Rajeswari,S & R.R. Rao. A New species of Poa (Poaceae) from Garhwal Himalaya. Proc. Ind.Acad. Sci. (Communicated).


  1. S.K. Mamgain & R. R. Rao. Dubyaea forrestii, Mamgain et Rao - A new species of Compositae from Myanmar. Kew Bull. 

207. T. S. Rana, Bhaskar Datt and R.R. Rao, The preparation of Soor, a traditional alcoholic beverage in Tons Valley, Garhwal Himalaya, India 

208. Chaudhary L. B. & R. R. Rao. A New Site for an Endemic and Rare Aconitum falconeri Holmes Ex Stapy (Ranunculaceae) in Jammu & Kashmir Himalaya. 

209. Vivek Kumar and R.R.Rao Elephantopus scaber L.: An Important Medicinal plant used by tribals of Surguja, Chhattisgarh State, India 

210. Vivek Kumar and R.R. Rao Some Plant Beverages used in Traditional Medicine. 

211. Vivek Kumar and R.R. Rao wild foor plants of Surguja District of Chhattisgarh state, India. 

212. Rao. R.R, E.V.S. Prakasa Rao, R. Murugan & T.N. Parameshwaran Ex situ conservation of Wild Genetic Resources of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Western Ghats: Some efforts of CIMAP Field Station, Bangalore. 

213. Rao. R.R & R. Murugan Cultivation and Production practices of some Medicinal Plants of Indian region.


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