Species Diversity of Sterculiaceae at Bangladesh Agricultural University Botanical Garden and their Ethnobotanical Uses
Asian Journal of Research in Botany,
The study aimed at assessing and updating species diversity of the family Sterculiaceae conserved at the Bangladesh Agricultural University Botanical Garden (BAUBG). A total of 13 species belonging to 11 genera were recorded at BAUBG; out of these, the occurrence of 5 species is rare in nature/wild. Habits of the 13 species were different and the number of trees was 8, shrubs were 3 and herbs were 2. The conservation status, ethnobotanical uses e.g. medicinal, ornamental, food, fodder, etc. and phenology of these species have been presented here. Results of this study would be helpful to the BAUBG authority to set up their collection priority to conserve (threatened) plants species of this family.
- species diversity
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