Future of Endemic Flora of Biodiversity Hotspots in India

@article{Chitale2014FutureOE,
  title={Future of Endemic Flora of Biodiversity Hotspots in India},
  author={V. Chitale and M. Behera and P. Roy},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2014},
  volume={9}
}
India is one of the 12 mega biodiversity countries of the world, which represents 11% of world's flora in about 2.4% of global land mass. Approximately 28% of the total Indian flora and 33% of angiosperms occurring in India are endemic. Higher human population density in biodiversity hotspots in India puts undue pressure on these sensitive eco-regions. In the present study, we predict the future distribution of 637 endemic plant species from three biodiversity hotspots in India; Himalaya… Expand
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