Department of Population Ecology
Rokaya Maan Bahadur

Rokaya Maan Bahadur


I am an ecologist. I mainly work on different plant species in Nepal, central Himalayan region. By studying species along an elevational gradient, I have tried to show how they are affected by different environmental factors. As I am also keen at studying medicinal plants, I have tried to show the relationship between plant species and human beings. I also have studied the distribution patterns or taxonomy of different plant species, orchid species, butterflies, birds, herbivory patterns along an elevational gradient in Nepal. Invasive species and their effect on native plant species is another topic of my interest. My current research is focused on understanding the species ability to adapt to changing climate using Impatiens species growing on a long elevation gradient in Nepal.


Medicinal plants
Population dynamics
Species protection
Plant-animal interactions
Species adaptation to climate change


2006-2011 Ph.D., Department of Ecology, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
1999-2001 Master degree in Botany, Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Since 2008 Institute of Botany, Czech Institute of Botany, CAS, Průhonice 2012-Present
Since 2012 Global Change Research Institute (initially Czech Globe), Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic.


ResearcherID: G-1527-2014

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-1459-093X

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