Environmental Technology
Plant Taxonomy (Angiosperm)

Floristic and revisionary studies, Biodiversity conservation.

Awarded Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018-19) funded by University Grant Commission (not availed).

A. Research Papers:

Panday, S., Dash S.S., Kumar, V. 2022. Additions of Four Lesser-known Species to the Flora of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Indian forester. 148 (1): 104-106.

Chauhan, R., Singh, S., Kumar, V., Kumar, A., Kumari, A., Rathore, S., Kumar, R., Singh, S.A, Comprehensive Review on Biology, Genetic Improvement, Agro and Process Technology of German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.). Plants 2022, 11, 29. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/plants11010029.

Parkash, Om, Kumar, V., Uniyal, S.K. 2021. Hedychium flavescens (Zingiberaceae) - A new record to the flora of Himachal Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Forestry 44(1): 23-25.

Singh, S., Kumar, V., Ramesh. 2021. Biology, genetic improvement and agronomy of Bunium persicum (Boiss.) Fedtsch.: A comprehensive review. Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. 22: 100304.

Dash, S.S., Panday, S., Rawat, D.S., Kumar, V., Lahiri, S., Sinha, B.K., Singh, P., 2021. Quantitative assessment of vegetation layers in tropical evergreen forests of Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalaya, India. Current Science, 120(5): 850–858.

Panday, S., Dash S.S., Kumar, V. 2020. Extended Distribution of Endemic Taxon Trigonostemon viridissimus var. chatterjii (Euphorbiaceae) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Forestry 43(2): 130-133.

 Panday, S., Kumar, V., Dash, S.S., Sinha, B.K. & Singh, P. 2019. Bhutan Asiabell Codonopsis bhutanica Ludlow (Asterales: campanulaceae): a new addition to the Indian flora. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(15): 15079-15082.

Kumar, V., Panday, S., Dash, S.S., Sinha, B.K. & Singh, P. 2019. Extended distribution of the vulnerable Cooper’s Stone Flower Corallodiscus cooperi (Gesneriaceae) in India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(9): 14224-14227.

Rawat, D.S., Dash, S.S., Sinha, B.K., Kumar, V., Banerjee, A. & Singh, P. 2018. Community structure and regeneration status of tree species in Eastern Himalaya: A case study from Neora Valley National Park, West Bengal, India. Taiwania 63 (1): 16-24

Rao, A.N. & Kumar, V. 2018 Updated checklist of orchid flora of Manipur. Turczaninowia 21 (4): 109–134. 

Barbhuiya, H.A., Verma, D., Kumar, V. & Dey, S. 2017. Critical notes on some taxa of the genus Acampe Lindl. (Orchidaceae). Phytotaxa 303(3): 271-278. 

Kumar, V., Das, S.S., Panday, S., Lahiri, S., Sinha, B.K., Singh, P. 2017. Akaniaceae:  A new family record for India and lectotypification of the name Bretschneidera sinensis Hemsley. Nelumbo 59 (1): 1-9. 2017.

Kumar, V., Verma, D. & Rao, A.N. 2017. Thrixspermum indicum (Orchidaceae), a new species from Northeast India. Phytotaxa 292(1): 79-84. 

Kumar, V. 2017. Cymbidium nanulum Y.S. Wu & S.C. Chen, a new addition to the orchid flora of India. Telopea 20: 137–141.

Kumar, V., Sharma, H.B. & Rao, A.N. 2016. Sarcoglyphis manipurensis sp. nov. (Orchidaceae) from Manipur, India. Nordic Journal of Botany 34(2): 191-196. 

Kumar, V., Sharma, H.B. & Rao, A.N. 2016. Two new additions of orchids to the flora of Manipur (India). NeBIO. 7(3): 66-70.

Kumar, V., Rao, A.N. & Agrawala, D.K. 2015. Tropidia namasiae (Orchidaceae): a new distribution record for India from Manipur. Richardiana 15: 317-322.

Kumar, V. & Rao, A.N. 2015. Goodyera viridiflora (Blume) Lindl. ex Dietr. [Orchidaceae] A new distributional record for Manipur, India. MI0S Journal 16(9): 4-8.

Agrawala, D.K., Lawkush & Kumar, V. 2015. A new synonym of Herminium monorchis (Orchidaceae). Indian Journal of Forestry 38(2): 155-158.

Rao, A.N. & Kumar, V. 2015. Record of holomycotrophic Aphyllorchis montana H.G. Reichenbach (Orchidaceae) from Manipur, India. Pleione 9(2): 527-530.

Kumar, V., Agrawala, D.K., Chowdhery, H.J. & Bankoti, N.S. 2014. Lectotypification of Cyrtopera mannii H.G. Reichenbach (Orchidaceae). Richardiana 15: 91-95. 

Lawkush and Kumar, V. 2014. New combination in Orchidaceae. Indian Journal of Forestry 37(4): 483-484.

Kumar, V., Lawkush, Chowdhery, H.J. & Bankoti, N.S. 2014. On the occurrence of Eulophia spectabilis (Dennst.) Suresh [Orchidaceae] in Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Forestry 37(2): 185-188.

Kumar, V., Lawkush, Agrawala, D.K. & Bankoti, N.S. 2014. Eulophia Ochreata Lindl. (Orchidaceae)- A new record for North-East India. Indian Journal of Forestry 37(3): 325- 328.

Agrawala, D.K., Chowdhery, H.J. & Kumar, V. 2013. Extended distribution of Oreorchis patens (Orchidaceae) and its Red List status in India. Richardiana 13: 267- 276.

Kumar, V., Debta, M.R., Sabapathi, C.M. & Chowdhery, H.J. 2013. Orchids of West Bengal-A Checklist. Phytotaxonomy 13: 8-22.

Kumar, V., Chowdhery, H.J. & Murthy, K.R.K. 2012. Neottia chandrae Raskoti et. al. (Orchidaceae): A new addition to the orchid flora of India. Indian Journal of Forestry 35(3): 375-376. 

Deori, C., Roy, D.K., Kumar, V. & Sinha, B.K. 2012. Cryptostylis arachnites (Blume) Hassk. (Orchidaceae)- A rare species of Northeast India. Journal of The Orchid Society of India 26 (1-2): 21-23.

Kumar, V., Tiwari, S.S., Shukla, A.N., Srivastava, S. & Rawat, A.K.S. 2011. Pharmacognostic and phytochemical evaluation of Cordia macleodii. Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 33 (1): 59-63.

B. Book:

Rao, A.N., Chowlu, K., Kumar, V., Sharma, H.B. & Devi, Y.N. 2016. Orchids of North East India vol. I. Orchid Research and Development Centre, Senapati, Manipur.



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