Book ID: 56995
Flora of Yavatmal District, Maharashtra State. 1993. 6 col. photos. line-drawings. XXXII, 344 p. gr8vo. Cloth.
The present work on the flora of Yavatmal is published as a part of theflora of India series III. The total forest area in this district isabout 23%. The natural forests are found to occur almost throughout thedistrict intermingled with teak plantations. The pure patches of teakforests are luxuriant on the banks of river Penganga in Kharbi range.In all, there are about 579 taxa of angiosperms under 365 genera and 98families. The district is rich in economically important species, which yield fibre, essential oils, dyes, tannins, etc. apart from a number oftimber yielding plants. The flora also includes about 126 locally usedmedicinal herbs. About 12 species have been recorded for the first timefrom Yavatmal district for Maharashtra state.