Diversity of Angiosperm Taxa in Chaar Khidirpur Area of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Anjuman Ara, Laila Al Faria, A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman
2021 Journal of Scientific Research in Medical and Biological Sciences  
Purpose: The aims to investigate the angiosperm taxa in the study area. The present research also documented the species diversity and important medicinal plants. Subjects and Methods: Angiosperm flora in the Chaar Khidirpur area of Rajshahi, Bangladesh was carried out from November 2018 to October 2019 to cover the seasonal variations. Plant parts with either flower or fruits collected using traditional herbarium techniques to make voucher specimens for documentation. Results: The result
more » ... d that a total of 210 species belonging to177 genera under 71 families were recorded. Forty-five (45) medicinal plants were used for the treatment of more than 61 diseases. Conclusion: The present study was the first time to report angiosperm diversity and medicinal plants in the study area. In this research, the status of occurrence has been recorded for proper conservation management and sustainable utilization of the taxa resulting in 81.33% being common, 16.74% as rare and 1.91% are found as threatened in the study area.
doi:10.47631/jsrmbs.v2i3.266 fatcat:46vlufwcm5ccjjcfgbvu4zygfq