Check List of Flowering Plants in Panchmahal District, Gujarat, India

Qureshimatva UM, Maurya RR, Gamit SB, Solanki HA
2016 Forest Research Open Access  
This paper deals with the floral diversity of Panchmahal District, Gujarat. In the present study 752 species belonging to 253 families and 528 genus 2 subspecies and 3 varieties from the Panchmahal District Gujarat. Out of 752 species 117 species are Trees species, 126 shrubs, 20 Sedges, 2 Parasite, 2 Epiphyte, 99 Climbers, 41 grasses. Materials and Methods Study area Panchmahals District is situated in Northern side of Gujarat. Panchmahal means "five tehsils/talukas" (5 sub-divisions Km 2 ),
more » ... d refers to the five sub-divisions namely-Godhra, Dahod, Halol, Kalol and Jhalod that were transferred by the Maharaja Jivajirao Scindia Gwalior to the British. The district is encompassed by 20.30 to 23.30 Latitude in north and 73.15 to 74.03 Longitudes. It has an area of 5210 Km 2 . The district had a population of 2,025,277 of which 12.51% were urban as of 2001. The people of this district are mainly dependent on rain water for cultivation as the irrigation potential developed so far is very limited. The district has subtropical climates. It is hot during summer and cold in winter. It receives rains 1000 mm to 1072 mm during the year. Panchmahals district is rich in respect of forest resources. The district has forest area of 1213.53 Km 2 . The highest forest area covered by Shahera 171.01 Km 2 , followed by Santrampur (162.06
doi:10.4172/2168-9776.1000176 fatcat:ojfgcco5bzbmpgea47emvsdq4u