Dept. > Botany > Teaching StaffDr. Anto P. V. M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D.


Puthur House,
Santhy lane, Chettupuzha,
Thrissur . 680621.


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DATE OF JOINIHG-19/06/2012

DATE OF BIRTH—10/04/1971


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  1. Ph. D., University of Calicut
  2. B.Ed. University of Calicut
  3. M.Sc. University of Calicut, Kottayam.
Thesis "Demographic studies on selected four  Calamus species of Western Ghat"
Research Interests New species described
1.  Described two new species of Calamus
Teaching Experiences:  12 years higher secondary service

1. Former Thrissur district resource person of Botany Higher Secondary Education

2. Former President of Thrissur District Higher Secondary Botany Teachers Association(BTA)

3. Former Staff Secretary of St. Thomas College HSS Thrissur.

4. Scholar support programme coordinator 2013-2015

 5. Scholarship Coordinator


A. Books

  1. Sasidharan, N. and Anto. P.V. (1999). Addition to the Flora of Silent Valley. PP.135-144. In T.M. Manoharan, S. D. Biju, T.S. Nair and P.S. Esa (Eds). Silent Valley Whispers of Reason. Kerala Forest Department, Thiruvananthapuram.
  2. Anto, P.V. (2010). Demography of Rattans. Published by K.F.R.I. with the aid of the Ministry of  Environment and Forests, Govt. of India

B. Research Papers

  1. Anto. P.V.; Renuka, C. and Sreekumar, V.B. (2000).Calamus shendurnii, a new species of Arecaceae from Kerala, India. Rheedea 11(1):37-39.
  2. Anto. P.V.; Pradeep, A. K. and Renuka, C. (2008). Demographic and conservation studies on two solitary species of Calamus in Western Ghats of Kerala, India. J. Non. Timb. Fore. Prod. 15(4):225-234.
  3. Renuka, C. ; Sasidharan, N. and Anto. P.V. (1997). A new species of Calamus(Arecaceae) from Silent Valley, Kerala, India. Rheedea 7(2):69-71.
  4. Sasidharan, N. and Anto. P.V. (1997). New records of two rare and threatened plants for Kerala. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 21(1):247-248.
  5. Renuka, C. and Anto. P.V. (1998). Calamus huegelianus Mat-A critically endangered Rattan of Nilgiri Biosphere. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 22(1):193-195.
  6. Indira, E. P. and Anto. P.V. (2002). Karyotype analysis in Calamus palustris Griff. J. Bamboo and Rattan 1(3):199-203.
  7. Anto. P.V. and Renuka, C. (2003). An identification key for Rattans of Western Ghats based on seed characters. J. Non. Timb. Fore. Prod. 10(3/4):248-250.
  8. Muktesh, Kumar; Stephen, Sequira and Anto, P.V. (2000). Bulbophyllum maskeliyense Livera (Orchidaceae). A new record for India.
  9. Sasidharan, N.; Chand Basha, S.; Renuka, C.; Anto. P.V. and Joffy, M. J. (1996). Botanical studies in the Medicinal  Plant Conservation Areas in Kerala. K.F.R.I., Research Report No.99.
  10. Anto P. V., Devikrishna C. S., Jacob Abraham Pulickal, Varghese C. D. and Ignatius Antony (2014) A new species of Rotala L.(Lythraceae) from the lateritic hills of Thrissur District, Kerala, India, International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 (11), pp. 532-535 (ISSN No 2320-5407)
  11. Anto P.V., and Honey Sunny(2014)Cellular architecure in selected species of genus Dioscorea, Kerala, India. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 2 (9), pp. 761-768 Anto P.V., and Honey Sunny(2014
  12. Anto P.V., Saranya A and Honey Sunny (2015) Scientific rediscovery of fungoid bodies and habitat studies on Sclerotium stipitatum Berk et Curr (Nilamanga). A rare termite fungus. IJPAES Vol. 5 (3) (ISSN No 2231-4490)
  13. Publication in Minor project (MRP(S)-0603/13-14/KLCA019/UGC-SWRO.) Habitat, Taxonomic and Biochemical studies on Sclerotium stipitatum (Nilamanga), A rare termite fungus. 
New species described

Two new Calamus species and one Rotala species


Habitat, Taxonomic and Biochemical studies on Sclerotium stipitatum (Nilamanga): A rare termite fungus.