Distribution and Conservation of Less Known Rare and Threatened Plant Species in Kachchh, Gujarat, India

  • Pankaj N. Joshi Sahjeevan, Hospital Road, Bhuj (Kachchh) - 370 001 (Gujarat)
  • Hiren B. Soni P.G. Department of Environmental Science and Technology (EST) Institute of Science and Technology for Advanced Studies and Research (ISTAR) Vallabh Vidyanagar - 388 120 (Gujarat)
  • S.F. Wesley Sunderraj Green Future Foundation, 5-10/H, Madhav Residency, Opp. Kachchh University, Mundra Road, Bhuj (Kachchh) - 370 001 (Gujarat)
  • Justus Joshua Green Future Foundation, 45, Modern Complex, Bhuwana, Udaipur - 313 001 (Rajasthan)
Keywords: Ammannia desertorum, rare plant, abundance, population dynamic, arid zone

Abstract

The present survey was conducted in different terrains, habitats and ecosystems of Kachchh, Gujarat, India, for consecutive 3 years (2001-2002) in all possible climatic seasons, to know the present status of 6 less known rare and threatened plant species viz., Ammannia desertorum, Corallocarpus conocarpus, Dactyliandra welwitschii, Limonium stocksii, Schweinfurthia papilionacea and Tribulus rajasthanensis. Distribution, abundance and population dynamics of these species were derived. 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/on.v11i2.9541

Our Nature 2013, 11(2): 152-167

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2014-01-10
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Joshi, P., Soni, H., Sunderraj, S., & Joshua, J. (2014). Distribution and Conservation of Less Known Rare and Threatened Plant Species in Kachchh, Gujarat, India. Our Nature, 11(2), 152-167. https://doi.org/10.3126/on.v11i2.9541
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