Checklist of Akshara vidyalaya campus flora, Venkatachalam, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India.

  • Manipal K. Department of Botany, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Chittoor Dt. – 517502, A.P.
  • Kumuda M.V. Department of Biological Sciences, Akshara Vidyalaya, Venkatachalam, SPSR Nellore Dt– 524320, A.P.
  • Madhava Chetty K. Department of Botany, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Chittoor Dt. – 517502, A.P.
Keywords: Akshara vidyalaya campus, floristic studies, Checklist

Abstract

The present study was aimed at determining the plant species richness of the Akshara Vidyalaya (AV) campus, Nellore District. For this, the species richness data was obtained by intensive surveys in the campus from 2015–2017. We recorded 247 species in 194 genera belonging to 69 families composed of 52 trees, 55 shrubs and 140 herbs, two species are parasites. Poaceae (20 genera 24 species), Fabaceae (15 genera 21 species) are the two species richness families and an inventory checklist of all the species recorded is provided. This study reveals that AV campus is diverse and rich in ornamental/alien flora.

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Published
2018-09-07
How to Cite
K., M., M.V., K., & K., M. (2018). Checklist of Akshara vidyalaya campus flora, Venkatachalam, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. Annals of Plant Sciences, 7(9), 2423-2429. https://doi.org/10.21746/aps.2018.7.9.4
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Research Articles