Lichens flora of Phulchoki (Kathmandu)

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  • A. Devkota Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur

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https://doi.org/10.3126/tuj.v24i1.271

Keywords:

Lichens, Morphology, Jhayaoo, Anatomy, Thin layer chromatography, Microcrystallography

Abstract

Study of lichens flora of Phulchoki showed that this area is rich in the lichen flora. A total of 250 different samples were collected from this area. The identification of collected specimens was done on basis of their morphological, anatomical and inimical studies. The lichens were collected from different altitudinal gradients extending from 1500-2700m. above sea level. The association of lichens with different substrata also studied. A total of 32 species of lichens were identified, which encompass 9 families and 10 genera. Among them family Parmeliaceae was largest.

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Author Biography

A. Devkota, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur

Asst. Lecturer Central Dept. of Botany TU, Kirtipur

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Devkota, A. (2006). Lichens flora of Phulchoki (Kathmandu). Tribhuvan University Journal, 24(1), 37–48. https://doi.org/10.3126/tuj.v24i1.271

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