Taxonomic studies of trees of the cholistan desert, Pakistan

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Taxonomic studies of trees of the cholistan desert, Pakistan

Hafiz Muhammad Wariss, Hong Wang, Saeed Ahmad, Khurshid Alam
J. Bio. Env. Sci.6( 1), 1-8, January 2015.
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Abstract

The present studies were carried out to document the taxonomic studies of the tree species of Cholistan Desert of Pakistan with the aim of their precise identification and dispersal in the area. A total of ten plant species representing with six genera of Acacia Mill. (2 species), Capparis Linn. (1 species) Prosopis Linn. (2 species), Salvadora Linn. (1 species), Tamarix Linn. (1 species) and Ziziphus Mill. (3 species) were explored and studiedtaxonomically first time from the study area. A complete morphological taxonomic characteristics enumeration of each species with their botanical name, local name, flowering period and distribution in the project area were evaluated.

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