Conservation Position of Plant Species in Tehsil Katlang, District Mardan, Pakistan  

Musharaf Khan1 , Shahana Musharaf2
1. Department of Botany, Federal Government College Mardan, Pakistan
2. Department of Chemistry, Government Girls Degree College S. Maltoon, Mardan, Pakistan
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Medicinal Plant Research, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 7   doi: 10.5376/mpr.2014.04.0007
Received: 08 Apr., 2014    Accepted: 20 Apr., 2014    Published: 22 May, 2014
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Khan and Musharaf, 2014, Conservation Position of Plant Species in Tehsil Katlang, District Mardan, Pakistan, Medicinal Plant Research, 2014, Vol.4, No.7 55-60 (doi: 10.5376/mpr.2014.04. 0007)


The present study documents the conservation status of plant species in Tehsil Katlang, Pakistan. We have documented the conservation status of 45 plant species belonging to 34 genera and 25 families in which 13 species are found to be rare, vulnerable (20 species), Infrequent (4 species) , endangered ( 9 species) and it is decisive that no species was found to be dominant. After four years extensive field studies on the basis of questioner including availability of plant, collection of plant, growth of plant, plant parts, population size, geographic range and habitat we have concluded that 5 tree i.e. Ficus palmata, Monothecea buxifolia, Morus alba, Vitis vinifera and Ziziphus jujuba and 4 shrubs i.e Jasminium vrandiflorum, Rhazya stricta, Otostegia Limbata and Zizyphus  nummularia are endangered species in research area.

Conservation; Trees; Shrubs; Vulnerable; Infrequent; Endangered; Pakistan
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