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Tree species diversity and population structure across major forest formations and disturbance categories in Little Andaman Island, India.
Comparisons of tree species diversity and extent of damage by tsunami at eight sites in Little Andaman island and the Importance Value Index of three endemic species viz., Manilkara littoralis, Canarium euphyllum and Terminalia bialata has been compared across the forest types and tsunami hit areas are compared.
Diversity of understory plants in undisturbed and disturbed tropical lowland forests of Little Andaman Island, India
The alien weeds formed about one-fourth of the species richness and density in the study sites, indicating the extent of weed invasion and the attention required for effective conservation of the native biodiversity of the fragile island forest ecosystem.
Regional forcing explains local species diversity and turnover on tropical islands
Aim: To determine the role of regional forcing on plot-level species diversity and composition, and to quantify the relative importance of biogeographical and climatic factors in explaining woody…
Ethnomedicinal Plants of the Aborigines in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India
The uses of different plant species by the aborigines are rendered in a tabular form, where plants have been arranged alphabetically with their botanical names, local names, followed by family, habit of plant, plant parts used, names of diseases and tribes.
A new species of Tripogon (Poaceae: Chloridoideae: Tripogoninae) from Nallamala forests, Telangana, India
A new species Tripogon nallamalayanus is described from Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve of Nallamala forests, Telangana, India, which differs in spikelets and lower glumes lengths and lemma and palea shapes.
Indigenous brooms used by the aboriginal inhabitants of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Western Ghats, India.
The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (NBR) part of the Western Ghats was surveyed to list out the natural brooms made with plant species used by the indigenous communities. A total of 18 plant species were…
A new species of genus Dendrophthoe Mart. (Lorantheae-Loranthaceae) from the Peninsular India
Ethnobotanical studies on the wild edible plants of Irula tribes of Pillur Valley, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu, India
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Glochidion tirupathiense (Phyllanthaceae)-A New Species from Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve of Andhra Pradesh, India
A new species, Glochidion tirupathiense Rasingam, Chorghe, Prasanna & Sankara Rao is described from Tirumala hills of Seshachalam Biosphere Reserve, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is allied to G.…