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

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 973-989

Phytodiversity of Ganpur forest, Birbhum District, West Bengal, India with reference to their Medicinal properties
Nisith Ranjan Sarkar, Subrata Mondal and Sudhendu Mandal*
UGC-DRS Department of Botany, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan- 731235, India
*Corresponding author

The present study deals with the observation on phytodiversity including its uses, distribution and occurrence to achieve the current strategic plan for biodiversity conservation. The plants are enumerated according to the alphabetical order of the plant names along with local names and their uses. During this investigation 229 plant species were collected from the forest under 81 families and 184 genera, among them 193 species belong to dicots with 70 families and 154 genera, and the 11 families 30 genera and 36 species of monocots. Local healers and healers from neighboring state like Jharkhand identified Gonpur forest as one of the major threats to vegetation and flora of the forest.

Keywords: Phytodiversity, conservation, biodiversity, Birbhum district, Gonpur forest

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Nisith Ranjan Sarkar, Subrata Mondal and Sudhendu Mandal. 2016. Phytodiversity of Ganpur forest, Birbhum district, West Bengal, India with reference to their medicinal properties.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 973-989. doi:
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