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Flora of the Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary Jharkhand

Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: Vinay Ranjan(Author)
275 pages, 12 plates with colour photos; 25 b/w illustrations
Flora of the Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary Jharkhand
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Language: English

Flora of the Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary Jharkhand provides exhaustive information on plant wealth of the interesting topography and geographical position of the Parasnath hills. Flora of the Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary Jharkhand deals with taxonomic account of 586 taxa belonging to 367 genera under 102 families of angiosperms based on the author's own collection and on available plant materials in herbaria CAL and LWG and literature. Keys to various taxa families genera and species have been provided for identification. Recent binomials with basionym, if any, and synonym are cited for each taxa followed by taxonomic description, phenology and collection number. Coloured photographs and line-drawings for some plants are provided. The present study has resulted in the discovery of one new species and 138 taxa as new to the Parasanath hills.

Contents

Foreword
Preface

1. Introduction
2. Geography and geology
3. Drainage system
4. Climate
5. Vegetation
6. Tropical dry deciduous forest
7. Tropical moist-deciduous forest
8. Montane sub-tropical forest
9. Grassland
10. Wildlife
11. Previous floristic explorations
12. Floristic analysis
13. Factors affecting the vegetation
14. Plant resources
15. Presentation of flora
16. Key to the families
17. Systematic enumeration

Bibliography
Index to local names
Index to botanical names

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Flora / Fauna Identification Key
By: Vinay Ranjan(Author)
275 pages, 12 plates with colour photos; 25 b/w illustrations
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