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Research in Plant Sciences. 2014, 2(1), 9-15
DOI: 10.12691/plant-2-1-3
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A Preliminary Assessment of Angiosperm Flora of Bangladesh Police Academy

A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman1, , Zannatul Ferdows1 and A.K.M. Rafiul Islam1

1Plant Taxonomy Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: January 17, 2014

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A.H.M. Mahbubur Rahman, Zannatul Ferdows and A.K.M. Rafiul Islam. A Preliminary Assessment of Angiosperm Flora of Bangladesh Police Academy. Research in Plant Sciences. 2014; 2(1):9-15. doi: 10.12691/plant-2-1-3

Abstract

The paper focuses on the qualitative assessment of angiosperm flora of Bangladesh police academy, Rajshahi conducted during January 2012 to December 2012. A total of 302 species belonging to 243 genera under 84 families were recorded. Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons) is represented by 69 families, 214 genera and 271 species, whereas Liliopsida (Monocotyledons) by 15 families, 29 genera and 31 species. Fabaceae is the largest family in Magniliopsida represented by 35 species and, in Liliopsida, Poaceae is the largest family with 9 species. For each species botanical name, local name, habit, relative occurrence, voucher number and family were provided.

Keywords:
assessment angiosperm flora Bangladesh Police Academy Rajshahi

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