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Flora of Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim

Flora / Fauna
By: Debabrata Maity(Author), GG Maiti(Author), AS Chauhan(Author)
888 pages, 36 plates with colour photos; 72 b/w line drawings, maps
Flora of Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim
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Language: English

Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim provides the detailed floristic account of 11 species of gymnosperms and 1467 species of angiosperms found in this reserve in Sikkim in northeast India. Gymnosperms consist of nine genera belonging to five families, whereas Angiosperms are with 604 genera (monocot: 123; dicot: 481) spread over 138 families (monocot: 23; dicot: 115). Keys to the genera and species based on easily recognizable field characters are also provided. The book will not only fill a gap in the knowledge about the flora of this biosphere reserve, but also will be useful to identify wide range of plants of Sikkim.

Contents

Foreword
Preface

I. Introduction
1. Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve (KBR)
2. Early history of exploration in KBR
3. Forest types of Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve
4. Analysis of vascular plants of KBR
5. Status of Angiosperm diversity
6. Endemic vascular plants
7. Rare, endangered and threatened (RET) vascular plants
8. Timber yielding plants
9. Plants of ethnobotanical interest
10. Wild edible plants
11. Fodder plants
12. Dye yielding plants
13. Fibre yielding plants
14. Poisonous plants
15. Plants of superstition/religious ceremonies
16. Aromatic plants
17. Management option

II. Systematic Study and Floristic Account
18. Gymnosperms
19. Angiosperms (Magnoliophyta)
20. Dicotyledones (Magnoliopsida)
21. Monocotyledones (Liliopsida)

Annexures
References
Index

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Flora / Fauna
By: Debabrata Maity(Author), GG Maiti(Author), AS Chauhan(Author)
888 pages, 36 plates with colour photos; 72 b/w line drawings, maps
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