Phytodiversity of A Grassland Community of Rairangpur In The District of Mayurbhanj, Odisha

Authors(2) :-B. N. Chawpattanayak, K. L. Barik

The phytodiversity of a grassland community of Rairangpur (860 11’ 45’’ E ; 220 16’ 45’’N) in the district of Mayurbhanj, Odisha was studied. The community comprised of 29 species. Of which 10 species were grasses and 19 species were non-grasses. They belong to 11 families i.e. Acanthaceae, Asteraceae, Cammelinaceae, Convolvulaceae, Cyperaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Plantaginaceae, Poaceae, Rubiaceae and Violaceae. The members of the family Poaceae showed high percentage contribution (34.48%) compared to other families. This variation in flora in the grassland community might be due to the topography, geographical distribution, soil characteristics, climatic conditions and biotic interference of the locality.

Authors and Affiliations

B. N. Chawpattanayak
Lecturer in Botany, Rairangpur College, Rairangpur, Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India
K. L. Barik
Lecturer in Botany, North Orissa University, Baripada, Mayurbhanj, Odisha, India

Phytodiversity, Grassland Community

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Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 1 | 2014
Date of Publication : 2018-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 106-110
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET2184141
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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B. N. Chawpattanayak, K. L. Barik, " Phytodiversity of A Grassland Community of Rairangpur In The District of Mayurbhanj, Odisha, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.106-110, .2014
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