Floral Diversity Investigation at Bangabandhu Jamuna Eco Park, Sirajgonj, BangladeshJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2014-08-05
Authors : Seikh Mahbub Sharif;
Page : 2074-2080
Keywords : Bangabandhu Jamuna Eco-park; Vegetation studies; Bio-diversity; Conservation;
The study was undertaken in the area of Bongabondhu Jamuna Eco-park (BJEP), Sirajgonj, Bangladesh with a view to investigating the biodiversity especially for the plant and its conservation. The species of the area showed a heterogeneous assemblage of 267 species among them there have 119 plant species and without its 84 species of waterfowls and birds. The total number of plant recorded 77 genera fewer than 42 families among them 19 aquatic plants were found in the area belonging to 1 shrub, 5 grasses and 13 herbs species. The present study aimed to assess the floral diversity of the park and its distribution. The types of plants are identified by reconnaissance survey. The study plots were selected at random and the plants were marked and identified species wise. Raunkaier abundance classes were also compared to explain the plot wise variation in the floral diversity, very abundant, abundant, frequent, occasional and rare distribution. As the area is important for human settlements, agriculture, fisheries, navigation, communication, ecotourism and so on; the outcome of the study could be used as a valuable indicator for providing useful information of the status and knowledge of biodiversity of the studied area.
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