708 pages, 31 plates of b/w line drawings; 1000+ colour photos
Flora of Gangotri National Park Western Himalaya, India provides a detailed floristic account of 982 taxa of Pteridophytes, [68 Species and one variety in 25 genera and 18 families], Gymnosperms [11 species and one variety in 7 genera and 4 families] and Angiosperms [844 species, 22 subspecies and 35 varieties in 357 genera and 87 families] with identification keys based on easily observable field characters and detailed notes on taxonomy, status, uses and etymology of genus and species names of phanerogams. The descriptions are supported by over 1000 color photographs and 31 plates of line-drawing. Flora of Gangotri National Park Western Himalaya, India follows user-friendly format with 'Know-at-Glance' boxes giving unparalleled general information. It also provides a significant overview of the 'Glacial Flora of the Himalaya'. Considering the fact that flora also comments on species growing in park environs, allied taxa and components of species complexes, the applicability of Flora of Gangotri National Park Western Himalaya, India is beyond the area of the park and it is utilizable for all protected areas and forest divisions covering greater and trans-Himalayan regions of India and the adjoining countries.
1. Area and Topography
2. Geology and Soil
5. Botanical Explorations and Floristic Studies
7. Floristic Analysis
8. Economic Potential
9. Endemic, Rare and Threatened Species
11. Systematic Enumeration
Index to Botanical Names
Index to Vernacular Names
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