Taxonomic studies of trees of the cholistan desert, Pakistan

Cholistan Desert

The present studies were carried out to document the taxonomic studies of species of the trees of Cholistan Desert of Pakistan with the aim of their precise identification and dispersal in the area. Total species of ten plants representing with six genera of Acacia Mill. (2 species), Capparis Linn. (1 species) Prosopis Linn. (2 species), Salvadora Linn. (1 species), Tamarix Linn. (1 species) and Ziziphus Mill. (3 species) were explored and studied taxonomically first time from the study area. A complete morphological taxonomic characteristics enumeration of each species with their botanical name, local name, flowering period and distribution in the project area were evaluated.

Article Source: Volume 6, Number 1, January 2015 – JBES


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