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Species diversity of some dicotyledonous medicinal plants of Madhubani district

Kumari Smita Jha*
Department of Botany, L.N.M.University, Darbhanga, Bihar, India
Received : 22nd April, 2020 ; Revised : 19th May, 2020

Abstract The geographical territory of Madhubani district in general & township in particular are quite rich in distribution & abundance of dicotyledonous plants & herbs which carry significant medicinal value. In the present paper the abundance proportion of 10 such plants and herbs (4 plants and 6 herbs) has been reported out of random sampling of agricultural and vegetational belt of Madhubani town based upon per unit quadrate count of the standing plant and herbs of this community comprising ten dicotyledonous members, an interesting species diversity index has been statistically procured which indicates the proportionate dominance and recessivness of the members. The value is helpful in providing statistical information regarding the intricate but significant relationship amongst the members of the community and the environmental resources support them. The medicinal properties of these plants can be interpreted in terms of species diversity value and their relative abundance which can be helpful for human society.

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