Floristic list and their ecological characteristics, of plants at village Derikot Selai Pattay district Malakand Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

  • Muhammad Ishaq Department of Botany, Bacha Khan University, Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Abstract

Floristic composition and characteristics studies were made in of vallag Derikot selai pattay District Malakand Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.The floristic composition of present study comprised of 146 species and 41 genera which belong to 39 families. It included 115 dicots species, Monocot 24, Gymnosperm 2, Pteridophytes 5, species. Family Asteraceae (23 spp.)is dominant family in floristic table. In the present study, therophytes with 57 species (39.041%.) were the dominant life form in the study area. Nanophanerophytes with 22 species (15.06%). Microphanerophytes with 22 species (15.06 %). Hemicryptophytes with 19 species (13. 01%). Chamaephytes with 15 species (10. 27%). Geophytes with 5 specie (3.42%). and Megaphanerophytes with 2 species (1.36%) Mesophanerophytes with 4 species (2.73%) were least observed life forms. Leaf size spectra was dominant by microphylls with 61 species (41.78%) followed by mesophylls with 35 species (23.97%), Nanophylls with 26 species (17.80%),Leptophylls with 17 species (11.64%), Aphyllous with 4 species (2.73%).Megaphylls 2 species (1.36%).Macrophyll only 1species (0.66 %) of study area.

 

Keywords: Floristic list and their ecological characteristics
Journal of Botany
Published
2019-09-19
How to Cite
Ishaq, M. (2019). Floristic list and their ecological characteristics, of plants at village Derikot Selai Pattay district Malakand Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Journal of Botany, 1(1), 96 - 108. https://doi.org/10.33195/uochjb-v1i1362017