C.Sathish Kumar (born 1957), botanist and orchidologist at Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute, Pacha Palode, Trivandrum-695 562, Kerala, India. Did his M. Sc. in botany at University College, Trivandrum (1981) and Ph. D. at Calicut University (1991). Studied the orchid flora of Silent Valley (1981-83), Kerala (1984-1990), Western Ghats (1990-1995), Manipur (1996-97), Sikkim (1987-1990), Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands (2006-2013), Myanmar- 2003-2013. Did breeding experiments since 1995. Interested in carnivorous plants also.
IPNI standard form: C.S.Kumar