Image description

Life Sciences

Image description

Published yearly: 

4 Issues

______________________

ISSN: 2320-964X (Online) 

ISSN: 2320-7817  (Print)

______________________

Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Santosh Pawar 


INDEXED IN

ORIGINAL ARTICLE

___________________________________________________________________________________

Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2016; 4(3):361-371   |    Available online, October 8, 2016

Flowering Plant Diversity of District Karnal, Haryana, India

 

Ravinder Kaur1*, Nidhan Singh2 and Vashistha  BD3

 

1Department of Botany, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-136119, Haryana (India)

2Department of Botany, I.B. (PG) College, Panipat-132103, Haryana (India)

3Department of Botany, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-136119, Haryana (India)

*Corresponding Author: ravinderkr5@gmail.com  

 

Received: 20.08.2016   |   Accepted: 09.09.2016   |   Published : 08.10.2016

During an extensive study carried out to assess the floristic diversity of the Karnal District, Haryana, 345 angiospermic plants were recorded belonging to 245 genera and 77 families. Out of that, 309 species belong to dicotyledons (218 genera and 69 families), 36 species belong to monocotyledons (27 genera & 8 families). Habit wise grouping shows 196 (56.81%) are herbs followed by 64 (18.55%) trees, 50 (14.49%) shrubs and 35 (10.14%) climbers. Among the families of angiosperms, Fabaceae with 47 species is the dominant family followed by Asteraceae, Poaceae, and Malvaceae. Ipomoea is the dominant genus with 8 species followed by Solanum, Euphorbia, Sida, Cyperus, and Ficus. The present study provides basic information about floristic composition, which will be supportive for management and conservation of the plant wealth of the area. Plants are enlisted with botanical name, family, local name, habit and distributional status of each species


Key words: Floristic diversity, Angiospermic plants, Karnal District, Haryana.

_________________________________________________________________________

Editor: Dr. Arvind Chavhan

___________________________________________________________________________________ 

Cite this article as:

Ravinder Kaur, Nidhan Singh and Vashistha BD (2016) Flowering Plant Diversity of District Karnal, Haryana, India, International J. of Life Sciences, 4 (3): 361-371.

_________________________________________________________________________

Acknowledgement:

Author Ravinder Kaur is grateful to U.G.C. for financial assistance provided during the period of this work and is also indebted to Department of Botany, Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra for providing necessary facilities for this work.

_________________________________________________________________________


Copyright: © 2016 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

_________________________________________________________________________

Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.

_________________________________________________________________________ 

 

 

Balakrishnan P, Musafar Gani TA, Subramanium S, Shanmugam K (2015) A perspective on bioactive compounds from Solanum trilobatum J. chemical and pharmaceutical research, 78: 507- 12.


Kumar G, Karthik L, Rao KVB (2013) Phytochemical composit ion and in vitro antioxidant activity of aqueous extract of Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult. Stem (Amaranthaceae). Asian Pacific J.Tropical Medicine, 6: 180-187.


Meignanalakshmi S, Vinoth Kumar S, Deepika J, Farida Begum I (2013) Evaluation of antibacterial activity of methanol extract of leaves of Adhatoda vasica on mastitis pathogens, Hygeia.J.D.Med.5:1-4.

Palombo EA, Semple SJ (2001) Antibacterial activity of traditional medicinal plants. J. Ethnopharmacology 77: 151-157.


Rathnasamy S, Auxilia R, Balakrishnan B (2014) Comparative Studies on Isolation and Characterization of Allinase from Garlic and Onion using PEGylation- a Novel Method. Asian J. of Chemistry, 26 : 3733-5.


Rashmi Pa, Linu Mathew (2012) Antimicrobial activity of leaf extracts of Justicia adhatoda L. in comparison with vasicine, Asian Pacific J.Tropical Biomedicine, 1556-60.


Samy RP, Ignacimuthu S (2000)  Antibacterial activity of some folklore medicinal plants used by tribals in Western Ghats in India, J. Ethnopharmacology 69:63-71. 


Stepanovic S, Antic N, Dakic  I, Svabic- vlahovic M (2003) In vitro antimicrobial activity of propilis and antimicrobial drugs, Microbiology Research. 158: 353-357.


Suganthi Nagarasan,M. Boominathan (2016) Perspective pharmacological activities of Leucas aspera: an indigenous plant species. Indo Am. J. of Phar. Res. Accepted article


Sundaramoorthy M, Prabaharan C, Purusothaman B, Saravanan TS (2014) Antibacterial and Wound Healing Effects of Semi-Purified Heart Proteins from Certain Selective Slaughter House Animals. Indo Am. J. of Phar. Res. 4 :1021-8.


IJLSCI EVENTS

National Conference on

ADVERTISEMENT

 
















    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF

    LIFE SCIENCES

    Print ISSN : 2320-7817 

    Online ISSN:2320-964X

    UGC Approved Journal No. 48951


    EDITORIAL OFFICE

    46, Guruwandan, Jawahar Nagar, 

    VMV Road, Amravati- 444604

    Maharashtra, India.

    Tel  + 91- 9970559438

    Email: editor@ijlsci.in