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Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2021, 9(4), 440-449
DOI: 10.12691/aees-9-4-3
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A Preliminary Assessment of Angiospermic Flora in and around Rajshahi Metropolitan City, Bangladesh

A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman1,

1Plant Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: April 09, 2021

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A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman. A Preliminary Assessment of Angiospermic Flora in and around Rajshahi Metropolitan City, Bangladesh. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2021; 9(4):440-449. doi: 10.12691/aees-9-4-3

Abstract

A preliminary assessment of angiospermic flora in and around Rajshahi metropolitan city, Bangladesh conducted during July 2017 to December 2018. A total of 223 species belonging to 176 genera under 74 families were recorded. Asteraceae is the largest family in Magnoliopsida represented by 27 species and, in Liliopsida; Poaceae is the largest family with 9 species. Habit analysis shows that herbs, shrubs, climbers and trees are represented by 93, 37, 28 and 65 species, respectively. Dominant families are recorded like Amaranthaceae, Asteraceae, Apocynaceae, Caesalpiniaceae, Convolvulaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Moraceae, Malvaceae, Mimosaceae, Myrtaceae, Poaceae, Rutaceae and Solanaceae. For each species family name, scientific name, local name, habit, status of occurrence and flowering time were provided.

Keywords:
preliminary assessment angiospermic flora Rajshahi metropolitan city Bangladesh

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