Research Team, Herbarium JCB

Prof. K. SANKARA RAO, Ph.D, FASc., FLS
Distinguished Fellow, CES, IISc
Herbarium In-Charge
Lead Researcher and Database Mentor
E-Mail: herbarium@ces.iisc.ernet.in; bharadwaj@ces.iisc.ernet.in;
sankara.kolluri@gmail.com

Dr. DEEPAK KUMAR, B.E., M.Tech, M.B.A, Ph.D.
Web Design and Programming
E-Mail: dipkmr@gmail.com

ARUN SINGH R, M.Sc.
Field Botany, Taxonomy, Data Compilation (Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms and Angiosperms) and Digitization.
E-Mail: arunherbarium@yahoo.com; arunrocksin@gmail.com

Dr. RAJA K. SWAMY, Ph.D.
Field Botany, Taxonomy (Gymnosperms and Angiosperms)
E-Mail: raju.botany@gmail.com

Dr. NAVENDU PAGE, Ph.D.
Taxonomy and Field Botany.
E-Mail: navendu.page@gmail.com

Dr. K. GOPALAKRISHNA BHAT, Ph.D.
Taxonomy (Ferns and Allies)
E-Mail: kakunje_bhat@yahoo.co.in


JANARDHANAN PILLAI
System Administrator, CES, IISc.
E-Mail: jp@ces.iisc.ernet.in


Contributions

Collections
K. Sankara Rao, T. Pullaiah, (Duplicates donated by Department of Botany, S. K. University, Anantapur-Andhra Pradesh), Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh R., Siddharthan. S., R. Raghavendra Rao, C. J. Saldanha, S. B. Manohar, S. R. Ramesh, B. R. Ramesh, B. Gurudev Singh, K. R. Keshavamurthy, K. P. Sreenath

Descriptions
Cecil J. Saldanha et al., K. Gopalakrishna Bhat, K. Sankara Rao

Field Photographs
K. Sankara Rao, Navendu Page, Arun Singh R, Raja K. Swamy, Anurag N. Sharma, Aung Si, S. Karuppusamy, A. N. Sringeswara, Dinesh Valke, B.V. Gundappa, Shantanu Pramod Shukla, Yathiraj, Harish R. Bhat, Rajasri Ray, S. Siddharthan, Ushaprabha Page, Ganesh Hegde, Vaishali Kulkarni, R.K. Mission Team (Shivanahalli, Bangalore), Rajesh Tandon.

Digital Images of Herbarium Specimens
Vascular Plant specimens in the Herbarium of the Regional Research Laboratory, Bhubaneswar, Odisha (704 images of 520 species)

Volunteers

Ravali RMV, A. N. Sringeswara, Thilakar M, Imran Baig, Sasidhara Kaimal

Acknowledgements


  • Fr. Francis Serrao SJ (Provincial- Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society) for according permission to reproduce data from Dr. C. J. Saldanha's Floras.

  • Fr. Leo D’Souza SJ (former Principal and Rector of St. Aloysius College, Mangalore) for encouragement.

  • Prof. D.N.Rao (Divisional Chairam, Biological Sciences, IISc) for encouragement.

  • Dr. M Sanjappa (former Director, Botanical Survey of India) for generous help in identifying Legumes.

  • Dr. N.K Dhal for facilitating digitization of specimens at RRL Herbarium, Bhubaneswar.

  • Dr. S.Balaji, I.F.S., Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Government of Tamil Nadu for according permission to explore forests in Tamil Nadu and all forest officers of Tamil Nadu (Mr V.Thirunavukkarau, IFS; Mr. Dinkar Kumar, IFS) for facilitating the field visits.

  • Mr. N.V. Sivaram Prasad, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh Forest Department, for facilitating field explorations in Tirumala Hills, Talakona- and Sadashivakona Reserve Forests.

  • Prof. Raman Sukumar, CES, IISc and ANCF team (Mr. Chanchal K. Sar) at Bhubaneswar for logistic support and help during field explorations in Odisha.

  • Mr. Yashwant G Kanade, Mr. K. Venkatesulu and Ms. Hemavathi of Biological Sciences Library, IISc for help with books and reference material.

     
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