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Hemadri

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Dr. Hemadri Koppula

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: B.Sc. (Chemistry), B.Sc. (Botany) Hons., Ph.D.

INSTITUTIONAL ATTACHMENT: Botanical Survey of India (Government of India) for 8 ó years.

Central Council for Research in Indian Medicine & Homoeopathy & Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, for 27 years.

DISCOVERIES: Discovered 24 plant species & one genus new to the World Flora.

Species
1. Abelmoschus manihot (Linn.)Medik. SSP. tetraphyllus(Roxb. ex Hernem.)Borss.
var. megaspermus Hemadri
2. Alysycarpus vasavadae Hemadri
3. Arlhraxon junnarensis Jain et Hemadri
4. Arthraxon raizadae Jain, Hemadri et Deshpande
5. Blumea venkataramanii Rolla Rao et Hemadri
6. Bothriochloa jainii Deshpande et Hemadri
7. Ceropegia rollae Hemadri
8.Ceropegia mahabalei Hemadri et Ansari
9. Chlorophytum bharuchae Ansari, Raghavan et Hemadri
10. Cyperus pentabracteatus Govind. et Hemadri
11. Fimbristylis unispicularis Govind. et Hemadri
12. Isachne borii Hemadri
13. Ischaemum raizadae Hemadri et Billon
14. Leucas devdikarii Billore et Hemadri
15. Manisuris forficulata C.E.C. Fischer emend. Jain et Hemadri
15. Manisuris goaensis Rolla Rao et Hemadri
16. Manisuris mysorensis Jain et Hemadri
17. Manisuris ratnagirica Kulkarni et HernÜ
18. Moghania rollae Billore et Hemadri.
19. Pimpinella katrajensis Rolla Rao et Hemadri
20. Pimpinella rollae Billore et Hemadri
21. Seshagiria sahyadrica Ansari et Hemadri
22. Smithia agharkarii Hemadri
23. urginea nagarjunae Hemadri et Swahari
24. Urginea raogibikei Hemadri

Proposed 15 name changes of Indian plants as per the International

1. Arthraxon satarensis Almeida emend. Deshpande et Hemadri
2. Centaurium centaurioides (Roxb.) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
3. Digitaria setigera (Roth ex Roem. et Schult. SSP. marathensis (Henr.) Hemadri
4. Hedyotis anamalayana (Gamble) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
5. Hedyotis bourdillonii (Gamble) Ralla Rao et Hemadri
6. Hedyotis maheshwarii (Sant. et Merch) RollaRao et Hemadri
7. Hedyotis nagporensis (Brace ex Haines) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
8. Hedyotis prainiana (W.A. Talbot) Rolla Rao et non King (z H. talbotii B
9. Hedyotis ramarow (Gamble) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
10. Hedyotis retrorsa (Boiss.) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
11 . Hedyotis shuteri (Hook.f.) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
12. Hedyotis stocksii (Hook.f. et Thoms.) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
13. Hedyotis stricta (Linn.) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
14. Hedyotis villosastripulata (Gamble) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
15. Hedyotis wynaadensis (Gamble) Rolla Rao et Hemadri
16. Salacia salacioides (Roxb) Rolla Rao et Hemadri)

Discovered Gomutra Shilajit – a Natural exudate of Ayurvedic importance, from Rocky Mountains of Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka States (India).

PUBLICATIONS: Published 16 books and over 60 papers mostly on Tribal Medicine and Medicinal Plants.

Research Papers:

01. Quantitative assessment of Medicinal Plants-II: Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. Manphar. 1(7). (1998). Senior Author.

02. Discovery of Vanilla wightiana Lindl.- An endangered orchid from Chittoor Dt. Ind.Med. 47(9):4&5. (1997). Senior author.

03. Skin Diseases:Tribal Medicine. Ind.Med. 46(2):8&9. (May, 1996). Senior Author.

04. Tribals of Andhra Pradesh, their knowledge in Nutritional and Medicinal Herbs. Ind.Med. 4(3):1-6. (1994).

05. Tree Plantations of Medicinal importance through Social Forestry schemes in Andhra Pradesh. Bull.Medico-Etno-Botanical Research. VII (1-2):73-77.(1991).

06. Discovery of Gomutra Silajit from Karnataka State. Ind. Med. 3(2-3):15-16. (1991).

07. Contribution to the Medicinal Flora of Srikakulam District., Andhra Pradesh. Ind.Med. 3(1):17-34. (1991).

08. Contribution to the Medicinal Flora of Karimnagar & Warangal Districts, Andhra Pradesh. Ind.Med. 2(2-4):16-28. (1990).

09. Discovery of Gomutra Silajit from South India-III. Ind.Med. 2(1):17-18. (1990). Senior Author.

10. Folk Medicine of Bastar. Ethno-Botany 1(1):61-66. (1991). Senior Author.

11. Folklore claims of Koraput and Phulbani districts of Orissa State. Ind.Med. 1(4):11-13. (1989); 2(1):4-6. (1990) & 3(2-3): 10-14. (1991). Senior Author.

12. Discovery of Gomutra Silajit from South India-II. Ind.Med. 1(4):14-15. (1989).

13. Medicinal plant Wealth of Mahabubnagar and RangaReddy districts, Andhra Pradesh. Ind.Med. Suppl. 1(3):7-17. (1989). Senior Author.

14. Folklore Medicine: Need for Scientific Screening on priority basis. Ind.Med. Suppl. 1(1):17-21. (1989).

15. Medicinal Plant wealth of Adilabad District, Andhra Praqdesh. Ind.Med. 38(8):2,21-23. (1988), 38(10-11. (1989), 38(12):2&7. (1989) & 39(2):2&7.(1889).

16. Medico-Ethno-Botanical Survey of Nalgonda district. Ind.Med. 38(5):17-20. (1998). Co-Author. 203 A Treatise on Tribal Medicine Dr. Koppula Hemadri

17. Medico-Ethno-Botanical Survey of Vizianagaram district. Ind.Med. 37(8):11-13;37(9):11-14. (1987) & 37(10):11-14; 37(11):11-14. (1988). Senior Author.

18. Discovery of Gomutra Silajit from South India. Ancient Science of Life. 7(2):104. (1987).

19. Medico-Ethno-Botanical Survey of Kolleru Lake, including estuaries of Krishna and Godavari rivers. Ind.Med. 37(4):13-15; 37(5):14-15 & 37(6):11-13. (1987). Senior Author.

20. Medicinal Plant Wealth of Andhra Pradesh. Ancient Science of Life. 6(3):167-186 & 7(1):55-64. (1987). Senior Author.

21. Medicinal Plant Wealth of Cuddapah district, Andhra Pradesh. Ind.Med. 36(10):8-11 & 36(11):7-9. (1987).

22. Folklore Medicine in India. Vivekananda Patrika. 16(1):31-38. (1987).

23. Jaundice: Tribal Medicine. Ancient Science of Life. 3(4):209-212. (1984). Senior Author.

24. Notes on Abelmoschus manihot(L.)Medik. ssp. tetraphyllus(Roxb. ex Hernem.)Borss. var. megaspermus Hemadri & Manisuris divergens (Hack.) O.Ktze. and their distribution. Bull.Bot.Surv.Ind. 24(1-4):158-159.[1982(1983)]. Senior Author.

25. Medicinal Plant Wealth of Chittoor district – I & II. Ind.Med. 34(9):13-15. (1984) & 34(11):9-14. (1985).

26. Antifertility, Abortifacient and Fertility promoting Drugs from Dandakaranya. Ancient Science of Life. 3(2):103-107. (1983).

27. Leucorrhoea and Menorrhagia: Tribal Medicine. Ancient Science of Life. 3(1):40-41. (1983). Senior Author.

28. Pimpinella rollae – A new species from Western ghats (Sahyadri ranges), Maharashtra. Indian Forester 108(11):712-714. (1982).

29. Urginea nagarjunae Hemadri et Swahari – A new species of Liliaceae from India. Ancient Science of Life. 2(2):105-110. (1982).

30. A new species of Moghania St.Hil. from Western ghats, India. Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 617-619. (1982). Co-Author.

31. Rheumatism : Tribal Medicine. Ancient Science of Life. 1(2):117-120. (1981).

32. Nomenclatural Note on Rubiacious species. Indian Forester 106(10):720. (1980).

33. Folklore Claims from Andhra Pradesh. Journ.Sci.Res.Plants & Medicines 1(2):37-49. (1980). Senior Author. 204A Treatise on Tribal Medicine Dr. Koppula Hemadri

34. Procurement of Raw drugs in Andhra Pradesh. Nagarjun 20(2):7-13. (1976).

35. Crude Drugs- A Botanist’s view point. Nagarjun 19(6):4-7. (1976).

36. Pimpinella katrajensis Rolla Rao et Hemadri – A new species of Apiaceae from the Sahyadri ranges. Indian Forester 102(4):232-234. (1976).

37. Novelties in Fimbristylis (L.) Vahl and Cyperus L. (subgen. Mariscus). Proc.Ind.Acad.Sci. 82B(6):205-210. (1975). Co-Author.

38. Seshagiria Ansari et Hemadri (Asclepiadaceae) from Maharashtra State, India –Additional Data. Bull.Bot.Surv.Ind. 13(3&4):357-358. (1974).

39. Manisuris ratnagirica Kulkarni et Hemadri – A new grass from the Sahyadri range, Maharashtra State. Indian Forester 100(4):250-254. (1974).

40. Blumea venkataramanii Rolla et Hemadri – A new species of Asteraceae from Maharashtra State. Current Science 42(19):693-694. (1973).

41. Arthraxon raizadae Jain, Hemadri et Deshpande – A new grass from India. Journ. Ind. Bot. Soc. 51(2):103-106. (1973).

42. The genus Hediotys Linn. In Maharashtra State. Indian Forester 99(6):372-379. (1973). Co-Author.

43. Arthraxon satatrensis Almeida emend. Deshpande et Hemadri Bull.Bot.Surv.Ind. 12(1-4) :274-275. (1972).

44. Observations on the Flora of Harischandragarh, Sahyadri range, Maharashtra. Bull.Bot.Surv.Ind. 11(3-4):335-346. (1972). Co-author.

45. A new grass from India, Arthraxon junnarensis sp. nov. Journ.Bomb.Nat.Hist.Soc. 68(1):300-301. (1971). Co-Author.

46. Bothriochloa jainii Deshpande et Hemadri – A new grass from the Sahyadri ranges, Maharashtra State. Indian Forester 97(10):593-596. (1971).

47. Isachne borii Hemadri – A new grass from India. Indian Forester 97(4):223-225. (1971).

48. Seshagiria Ansari et Hemadri – A new genus of Asclepiadaceae from Sahyadri ranges, India. Indian Forester 97(3):126-127. (1971).

49. Ceropegia mahabalei Hemadri et Ansari – A new species of Asclepiadaceae from Sahyadri ranges, Westernghats (Maharashtra State). Indian Forester 97(2):105- 108. (1971).

50. Two new species of Fabaceae from India. Indian Forester 97(1):65-69. (1971).

51. Neanotis prainiana (W.A. Talbot) W.H.Lewis to Oldenlandia (Rubiaceae). Ann.Missouri Bot.Gard. 57(2):263. (1970). 205 A Treatise on Tribal Medicine Dr. Koppula Hemadri

52. Leucas deodikarii Billore et Hemadri – A new species of Lamiaceae from the Sahyadri range, Maharashtra. Indian Forester 96(12):858-860. (1970).

53. Nomenclatural Notes on Indian Plants. Journ.Bomb.Nat.Hist.Soc. 67(2):357-358. (1970). Co-Author.

54. The identity of Pimpinella lateriflora Dalz. Journ.Bomb.Nat.Hist.Soc. 67(2):355- 357. (1970).

55. Chlorophytum bharuchae Ansari, Raghavan et Hemadri – A new species of Liliaceae from Westernghats. Indian Forester 96(4):304-306. (1970).

56. Ischaemum raizadae Hemadri et Billore – A new grass from India. Indian Forester 96(4):318-321. (1970).

57. Boerhaavia punarnava Saha et Krishn. Science & Culture. 36 (4) :218-219. (1970). Co-Author.

58. Manisuris mysorensis Jain et Hemadri – A new grass from India Bull.Bot.Surv.Ind. 10(3-4):280-282. (1968).

59. A new Ceropegia Linn. (Asclepiadaceac) from Westernghats (Maharashtra State). Bull.Bot.Surv.Ind. 10(2):123-125. (1968).

60. New species of Manisuris Linn. (Poaceae) from Goa. Bull.Bot.Surv.Ind. 10(1):106-109. (1968). Co-Author.

61. New and Interesting Plant Records. Indian Forester 94(11):808-811. (1968).

62. Ethno-Therapeutics of certain Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants of Kondapalli Fort, Andhra Pradesh Indian Forester 131(3):442-448. (2005) [Co-Author]


Books
:

1. Medicinal Plants along the course of river Godavari in Andhra Pradesh
2. Medicinal Plants along the course of river Krishna in Andhra Pradesh
3. Grasses of Junnar and its surroundings, Poona District, Maharashtra State Contribution to Medico-Botany of East Godavari and West Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh
4. Glimpses of Medico-Botany of Bastar District
5. Medico-Botanical Exploration of Phulbani & Koraput Districts of Orissa
6. Medicinal Plants in Andhra Pradesh, Medicinal Plants in Andhra Pradesh 2nd Ed
7. Tribal Pharmacopoeia, Know Your Trees, Medicinal Botany
8. A Bouquet of Maxims on Medicinal Plants
9. Rasayoga Ratnakaramu
10. Medicinal Flora of Pragati Resorts and Surroundings
11. Girijana Vaidya Sarvasvam
12. Vana Moolika Vaibhavam)
13. A Treatise on Tribal Medicine
14. Dravya Guna Vignana, Ayurvedic Materia Medica
15. Koppula vaari Kathalu, kaburlu,, Autobiography of Dr. Hemadri
16. Koppula vaari Kathaly and Kanuri -2, Autobiography of Dr. Hemadri
17. Veeri Veeri Gummadiipandu veeriperemi? Know your trees

OTHER INFORMATION: Founder Chairman, Dr. Koppula Hemadri’s House of Tribal Medicine.

Ex Honorary Advisor on Procurement of Medicinal Plants, Girijan (Tribal) Co-Operative Corporation, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.

Steering Committee Member on Endangered Medicinal Plants, Forest Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.

Expert Committee Member on Tribal Medicine, Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams, Andhra Pradesh.

Participated as Working Committee Member in seminars arranged by the Government of India, W.H.O., and Canada etc.

Lived amidst tribal hamlets and recorded first-hand information on local herbal remedies & health foods which are worthy of scientific investigation.

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