American Journal of Life Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 3, June 2013, Pages: 105-112
Received: May 27, 2013;
Published: Jun. 20, 2013
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A. H. M. Mahbubu Rahman, Department of Botany, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh
The present article focuses on an inventory of angiospermic flora of Rajshahi district. Using traditional techniques data have been collected from the study area during July 2010 to June 2012. In this preliminary assessment, a total of 425 angiosperm species under 321 genera and 108 families were recorded. Habit analysis shows that herbs, shrubs, climbers and trees are represented by 186, 74, 52 and 113 species, respectively. Out of the total number of species 281 were commom, 76 were very common, 57 were vulnerable and 11 were endangered species in the study area.
A. H. M. Mahbubu Rahman,
Angiospermic Flora of Rajshahi District, Bangladesh, American Journal of Life Sciences.
Vol. 1, No. 3,
2013, pp. 105-112.
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