First inventory survey of dominant families (Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Rosaceae, and Lamiaceae) of Lower Tanawal, Pakistan


A. Bibi, Z. Iqbal, Gh. M. Shah

The present study is a first attempt to describe the dominant plant families of flora of Lower Tanawal, Pakistan. It provides valuable information about the different plant species of dominant plant families of the area. The present research work based upon the investigation of members of four major dominant families (Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Rosaceae and Lamiaceae) of Lower Tanawal District Abbottabad, Pakistan. Many study visits were conducted during the year 2016-2018 for the documentation and collection of data. The present paper deals with the 88 species belonging to 64 genera of four dominant families in which Astraceae was dominant with 25 species followed by Fabaceae 24 species Rosaceae with 20 species and Lamiaceae with 19 species.

Keywords:    Asteraceae; Lower Tanawal; Fabaceae; Rosaceae; Lamiaceae


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