Floristic inventory of the habitats of the endangered montane grassland bird Nilgiri Pipit (Anthus nilghiriensis) at Palani Hills and Nilgiri Hills of southern Western Ghats, India


  • Ravi Kiran Arigela Botanical Survey of India
  • Rajeev Kumar Singh Botanical Survey of India
  • Althaf Ahamed Kabeer K Botanical Survey of India
  • Vishnudas CK Hume Centre for Ecology and Wildlife Biology



endemic, grasses, invasive, Kerala, native, Tamil Nadu, threat


The vegetation in the habitats of the endemic montane grassland bird Nilgiri Pipit at Palani Hills and Nilgiri Hills of southern Western Ghats is delineated in this study. Threats to the habitats of the Nilgiri Pipit by invasive plants species is also discussed.


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Author Biographies

Rajeev Kumar Singh, Botanical Survey of India


Althaf Ahamed Kabeer K, Botanical Survey of India


Vishnudas CK, Hume Centre for Ecology and Wildlife Biology



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How to Cite

Arigela, R. K., Singh, R. K., K, A. A. K., & CK, V. (2022). Floristic inventory of the habitats of the endangered montane grassland bird Nilgiri Pipit (Anthus nilghiriensis) at Palani Hills and Nilgiri Hills of southern Western Ghats, India. Annales Universitatis Paedagogicae Cracoviensis Studia Naturae, 7, 129–144.



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