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Taxonomic diversity of some selected plant families of Shishi Koh Valley, Chitral, Pakistan

By: Sher Wali, Siraj-ud-Din

Key Words: Taxonomic diversity, Lamiaceae, Rosaceae, Shishi Koh, Chitral

Int. J. Biosci. 10(6), 276-280, June 2017.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/10.6.276-280

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The current paper describes the taxonomic diversity of the four major families of the research area, Shishi Koh Valley, Chitral Pakistan. The families selected were Lamiaceae, Rosaceae, Apiaceae and Euphorbiaceous. A total of 29 plant species belonging to the 21 genera of 4 families were collected, described and classified from the research area. The results revealed that family Lamiaceae was represented by 6 (28.6%) genera and 10 (34.5%) species, Rosaceae with 7 (33.3%) genera and 8 (27.6%) species, Apiaceae with 6 (28.6%) genera and 7 (24.1%) species and Euphorbiaceous with 2 (9.5%) genera and 4 (13.8%) species. Family Lamiaceae was the dominant family with respect to number of species while family Rosaceae contributed the highest number of genera in the current taxonomic investigation.

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Sher Wali, Siraj-ud-Din.
Taxonomic diversity of some selected plant families of Shishi Koh Valley, Chitral, Pakistan.
Int. J. Biosci. 10(6), 276-280, June 2017.
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