Flora of Hazaribagh District, Bihar: Vol. 1 (District Flora Series)

By: N.D. Paria and S. P. Chattopadhyay

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Contents: Preface. Illustration. Introduction. 1. Past work. 2. Present work. 3. Topography. 4. Geology and soil. 5. Climate. 6. Forest biota. 7. General vegetation and its types. 8. Analysis of the flora. Notes on ethnobotany and economic plants. Sequence of families. Key to the groups of angiosperms. Systematic enumeration : Magnoliaceae to Oxalidaceae. From the foreword/N.P. Singh, Director, Botanical Survey of India: "Bihar, one of the largest states in the country, is endowed with rich floristic wealth because of its varied topography. This state has not been adequately explored. Therefore, district Hazaribagh was selected and entrusted to Dr. N.D. Paria, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta for exploring the flora under a project financed by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, accordingly, the Flora of Hazaribagh district. Bihar has been prepared, based on extensive survey and explorations in the district covering all seasons for about five years since 1985. The result of the entire work has been divided into two volumes. Volume-I contains introductory chapters including topography and general features, geology and soil, climate, forest biota, general vegetation and its types, floristic analysis, economic and ethnobotanical notes on important plants, etc., and systematic enumeration of taxa explored beginning with the family Magnoliaceae to Oxalidaceae. "Volume-II contains largely the continuation of systematic enumeration starting with the family Tropaeolaceae to Orchidaceae followed by concluding remarks and selected. 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: 555 with 10 colour photos and 7 line drawings.

Title: Flora of Hazaribagh District, Bihar: Vol. 1 (District Flora Series)

Author Name: N.D. Paria and S. P. Chattopadhyay

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: 040877

Keywords: Flora of Hazaribagh District, Bihar: Vol. 1 (District Flora Series)