Flora of Buldhana District, Maharashtra State (District Flora Series)

By: P.G. Diwakar and B. D. Sharma

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Contents: Foreword. Introduction. 1. Key to the families. 2. Systematic treatment. 3. Bibliography. 4. Index to botanical names. 5. Index to vernacular names. From the foreword: "The district of Buldhana is the western most district of the Vidharbha of the Maharashtra state, situated in the Tapi and Godavari river basins. The northern half of the district is broadly called "Payanghat' and the southern half known as the 'Balaghat'. "The introductory chapter gives topography, special features of the district, general vegetation types, plants of medicinal, economical and horticultural importance. The systematic treatment deals with 567 species, 3 subspecies and 11 varieties, spread under 378 genera and 102 families, besides 3 species of Gymnosperms and Pteridophytes. Two interesting species constitute new records for Maharashtra state. A total of sixteen rare and endangered species with restricted distribution have been listed, besides two endemic species of Maharashtra state. All these specimens are housed in the regional herbarium of Western Circle, Botanical Survey of India at Pune (BSI).". The District Floras describe all the species of the angiosperms occuring in those areas with generic and specific keys, short descriptions, distributions, localities and taxonomic citations. The works also include indices to species at the end. The families are arranged in accordance with Bentham and Hooker's system of classification. Printed Pages: 407 with 13 colour photos and line drawings.

Title: Flora of Buldhana District, Maharashtra State (District Flora Series)

Author Name: P.G. Diwakar and B. D. Sharma

Categories: Botany, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Botanical Survey of India: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 040870

Keywords: Flora of Buldhana District, Maharashtra State (District Flora Series)