Illustrated Flora of Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan: A General Guide to the Wetland Flora of the Gangetic Plains
Bombay Natural History Society, 1996 - Science - 453 pages
This book caters to the needs of naturalists, students and also professionals who visit the Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan. Although the Keoladeo or Ghana National Park covers a very small area, the number of species identified is very high. This book will thus be of great help in the identification of most tropical wetland species, especially of the Indo-Gangetic plains. It contains a number of illustrations as well as keys to families, genera and species.
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5-lobed Achenes annual herb aquatic area aquatic herb arranged in axillary August to December August to November axillary clusters base Bharatpur bracts branched herb calyx carpels Characteristics Habitat Fl cm high cm long cordate corolla cylindrical cymes densely elliptic erect Flower heads Flowers pinkish Flowers white Flowers yellow FNER Fruit a globose FUGP glabrous glandular glumes grass hairs indica Inflorescence Involucre Keoladeo National Park lanceolate leaf axils Leaf margins leaflets Leaves opposite Ligule linear lobes Moist soil monsoonal monsoonal pools name Characteristics Habitat nodes oblong obovate open areas pairs panicle pedicels peduncle perennial perianth petioles Plants prostrate racemes rachis Reference FBI rhizome roadsides rooting Roxb sandy soil Seeds sessile shady areas sheath shrubs slender small trees sparsely hairy species Spikelets spikes spines stamens Synonym Characteristics Habitat Synonym Local name throughout the uplands toothed at margin trigonous tufted umbellate undershrub unisexual water areas whorls