Glimpse of climber diversity in Saharanpur District, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Lalita Saini
Archasvi Tyagi
Inam Mohammad
Vijai Malik


The present paper focuses on the herbaceous and woody climbers of Saharanpur District.  A total of 66 species of herbaceous climbers, 33 species of woody climbers, 15 species of climbing shrubs, and two species of parasitic climbers belonging 27 different families have been recorded.  Climbers belonging to the families such as Convolvulaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Fabaceae, and Apocynaceae were found to be dominant in this region.  This study also records the occurrence of 14 species of threatened climbers.

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