International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2022)

Wetland phytodiversity of Rajura water reservoir of Amravati district, Maharashtra (India)


Ravindrakumar Sahebrao Dhande

Aquatic habitat plays an important role in the conservation of biodiversity. Rajura is the village place of Amravati District, Maharashtra. Rajura Lake lies in Rajura and has 232.435 Square Meter area as measured by Google Earth Software. A phytodiversity survey around the wetland of lake was conducted in 2020-2021. The species like Ipomoea carnea, Eliptica alba, Typha provincialis, Colocasia esculenta, Nymphaea stellata and Polygonum glabrum found to be the most dominant vegetation around the margin of the aquatic body. In the present study, family Asteraceae was represented by 8 species; Amaranthaceae, Convolvulaceae and Fabaceae each represented by 2 species; Euphorbiaceae was represented by 3 species; Acanthaceae, Araceae, Arecaceae, Cleomaceae, Commelinaceae, Cyperaceae, Lamiaceae, Malvaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Oxalidaceae, Papaveraceae, Poaceae, Polygonaceae, Pontederiaceae, Phyllanthaceae, Solanaceae, Scrophulariaceae, Typhaceae and Verbenaceae represented by Single species each. Total 36 species were found belonging to 24 families.
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How to cite this article:
Ravindrakumar Sahebrao Dhande. Wetland phytodiversity of Rajura water reservoir of Amravati district, Maharashtra (India). International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 7, Issue 4, 2022, Pages 22-29
International Journal of Botany Studies