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Journal: Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research

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Year :2008, Volume : 21, Issue :2
First page : (45) Last page : (53)
Print ISSN : 0970-4078. Online ISSN : 2229-4473.


Phytosociological Studies in Tree Flora of Bareilly College Campus, Bareilly, UP (INDIA)

Kumar Rajesh, Khare AK, Awasthi PB

Department of Botany, Bareilly College, Bareilly-243 005 (UP), India

This paper forms the first report on the diversity of the campus trees of Bareilly college, Bareilly (UP), India. The study was carried out during September 2006-May 2008. Seasonal surveys were made to various locations of the campus. Photographs were taken at flowering Stage, and a herbarium of the collected species was prepared. Fruits and seeds were also collected for making a seed bank. A checklist of trees of the campus was prepared and phenology of every species was recorded. Total 74 species belonging to 55 genera of 31 families were recorded. Information about medicinal uses of various parts of tree species was gathered from local herbal medicine pactitioners and senior citizens. The dominant trees were from the families Caesalpiniaceae, Mimosaceae, Moraceae, Euphorbiaceae, Magnoliaceae, Myrtaceae, Rutaceae, Anacardiaceae, Lythraceae, Fabaceae, Meliaceae, Rubiaceae, Bignoniaceae, Apocynaceae, Bombacaeae, Lauraceae, Sapotaceae, Oleaceae, Arecaceae, Annonaceae, Punicaceae, Verbenaceae, Combretaceae, Proteaceae, Pinaceae, and Diileniaceae.