Jhadi taal wetland - an abode for wild germplasm of monotypic genus Euryale ferox salisb. In Kishanpur wildlife sanctuary, Terai region, Uttar Pradesh, India.

  • Neelam Gautam* Scientist- B, Central Regional Center, Botanical Survey of India, 10, Chatham Line, Allahabad-211002, Uttar Pradesh
  • Vineet Singh Central Regional Center, Botanical Survey of India, 10, Chatham Line, Allahabad-211002, Uttar Pradesh

Abstract

Jhadi taal wetland in Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary sustains a variety of rare and unique floral and faunal elements in northern terai region of Uttar Pradesh. In the present communication rare population of wild germplasm of economically valuable and monotypic genus Euryale ferox is reported which may play a crucial role in conservation and possibility of diverse gene flow. Its occurrence in the sanctuary also restricts exploitation of this least concern species in naturally protected environment.

References

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Zhuang X, Euryale ferox. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T168756A6535154. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.20112.RLTS.T168756A6535154.en. Downloaded on 23 March 2017.
Published
2017-04-04
How to Cite
GAUTAM*, Neelam; SINGH, Vineet. Jhadi taal wetland - an abode for wild germplasm of monotypic genus Euryale ferox salisb. In Kishanpur wildlife sanctuary, Terai region, Uttar Pradesh, India.. Annals of Plant Sciences, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 04, p. 1602-1603, apr. 2017. ISSN 2287-688X. Available at: <http://annalsofplantsciences.com/index.php/aps/article/view/321>. Date accessed: 22 july 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21746/aps.2017.04.002.
Section
Research Articles

Keywords

Euryale ferox; Jhadi taal; wild germplasm; monotypic