Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants in Bangladesh : Prospects and Problems of Conservation and Utilization

  title={Biodiversity of Medicinal Plants in Bangladesh : Prospects and Problems of Conservation and Utilization},
  author={Md. M. Rahman and Md. Solaiman Ali Fakir},
Bangladesh contains about 5,700 species of higher plants being situated in a larger part of South-Asian center of plant genetic diversity. Of which 260 species are cultivated and the rest of the species are virtually left on growing in natural vegetation in forests and in village thickets. Chittagong Hill Tracts posses the largest tropical rain forest of Bangladesh, which includes a vast amount of plant resources. Majority of the tribal communities of the country live in this area and depend on… CONTINUE READING


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