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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 5, Issue:6, June, 2016

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 949-960

Eco-Floristic Survey of Asansol Industrial Belt, West-Bengal with Reference to their Economic and Medicinal Value
Anindita Mandal and Sudhendu Mandal*
UGC-DRS Department of Botany, Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan-731235, India
*Corresponding author

Eco-Floristic Survey of the plants growing in the Asansol Industrial Belt of West-Bengal is compiled indicating habit, habitat and frequency of occurrence to detect the nature of flora of this locality. A total of 156 plant species of which 54 Dicot families containing 128 genera and 143 species and 10 Monocot families containing; 13; genera and 13 species were recorded. The floristic composition of this locality is of mixed type with dominance of the family Asteraceae. Investigated taxa have been arranged alphabetically on the basis of available local names, family, occurrence in the field and their economic and medicinal values. The paper also deals with the observations of some exotic plants with high medicinal values and are naturalized in this industrial belt. Plants like Acacia nilotica, Anagallis arvensis, Grewia asiatica, Hemigraphis hirta, Hyptis suaveolens , Lantana camara, Mikania sandens, Parthenium hysterophorous, Tamarindus indica, Tephrosia purpurea,   Terminalia arjuna, etc. are recorded throughout the investigated area

Keywords: Ecofloristics, Industrial Belt, Economic and medicinal value.

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Anindita Mandal and Sudhendu Mandal. 2016. Eco-Floristic Survey of Asansol Industrial Belt, West-Bengal with Reference to Their Economic and Medicinal Value.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 949-960. doi:
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