Additional floral elements to the Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan, India

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A. Shrivastava
V. Singh


The Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve (RTR) located in semi-arid zones of western India is popularly known for the Indian Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) protection. Stretched over Aravalli and Vindhya ranges, the Reserve sustains a highly variable phytodiversity with dominant Anogeissus pendula Edgew. Forest cover. Floristic and ethnobotanical studies were conducted in the RTR during the years 2001-2005. This has resulted in adding, 141 species of flowering plants belonging to 113 genera spread over to 48 families, not recorded earlier. The recorded species are inventorised following Bentham and Hooker’s classification.

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