Angiosperm Flora in the Graveyards of Rajshahi City, Bangladesh

Angiosperm Flora in the Graveyards of Rajshahi City, Bangladesh

Graveyards Angiosperm Diversity of Rajshahi

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2014-01-30 )

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Abstract:Taxonomic Investigation on Wild and Cultivated Angiosperm Flora in the Graveyards of Rajshahi City, Bangladesh has been studied. A total of 106 angiosperm species under 91 genera and 44 families were recorded. Of these, Magnoliopsida is represented by 96 species under 82 genera and 40 families while Liliopsida is represented by 10 species under 10 genera and 4 families. Distribution of angiosperm plant species in the families shows variation. Moraceaeis the largest family in Magnoliopsida represented by 6 species, and Arecaceae is the largest family in Liliopsida represented by 4 species. Three species in each was recorded by eight families. A single species in each was recorded by 26 families while two species in each was recorded by eight species. Habit analysis shows that herbs, shrubs, climbers and trees are represented by 27, 26, 9 and 44 species, respectively. Forty nine (49) medicinal plants have been documented with their uses for the cure of more than 45 diseases. Updated nomenclature, local name, family, occurrence, phenology, cultivation method, photographs, distribution, habit and representative specimen have been presented under each taxon.

Book Details:

ISBN-13:

978-3-659-52094-5

ISBN-10:

3659520942

EAN:

9783659520945

Book language:

English

By (author) :

A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman

Number of pages:

196

Published on:

2014-01-30

Category:

Botany