RD Chitale, PE Jagtap, RS Wagh, SN Torane, VS Patil and CL Jagtap
Floral diversity is the variety and variability of plants occurring in a specific region during a specific period. The present study focused on a floristic survey of dicotyledonous plants in Vadapuri village from Indapur Tehsil in Pune District. Indapur Tehsil is located between 18°19'86" N to 18°49'86" N latitude and 74°43'20" E to 75°13'20" E longitude. The total geographical area of Indapur Tehsil is 1,471km². Frequent surveys and exploration were undertaken covering the growth during the rainy, winter & summer season from 2021 to 2022. The plant samples were collected based on morphological and reproductive characteristics. Collected dicot plant species are identified by using various regional and national floras and available standard literatures. In the present investigation, 111 species distributed under 96 genera and 41 families are reported in Vadapuri region from Indapur tehsil district Pune region. The predominant family of 12 species is Fabaceae (Leguminosae) involving the sub-family Caesalpinaceae, Mimosaceae, and Papilionaceae respectively 3, 2, and 1 species. Followed by Amaranthaceae family 7 sps. Apocynaceae family 6 sps. Family Moraceae and Euphorbiaceae, Asteraceae showing 5 sps. Malvaceae, Myrtaceae, and Oleaceae are each family 4 sps. 3 species for the family are Rutaceae, Acanthaceae, and Verbenaceae. The present study is based on the taxonomic view of dicot plants of the different seasons from Indapur tehsil of Pune district this survey appreciates the diversity of dicotyledonous plants, and their medical uses play an important role in people's health care.
Keywords: Floristic survey, dicotyledonous plants, plant species
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