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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 15, Issue 2, June 2015 pp 280-282

Research Article

Enumeration of IUCN categorization of plants from Sangamner tehsil of Ahmednagar district

M B Waman

SMBST College, Sangamner, Ahmednagar-422605, Maharashtra, INDIA.

The notable forest of Sangamner Tehsil is confined mainly to the mountainous region. Forest is mainly of moist deciduous with some evergreen elements. Some afforested area is developed in recent years. Sangamner Tehsil includes 172 villages out of that 92 villages come under the forest department. The total geographical area of Sangamner Tehsil is 1,63,086 hector Out of that 29,218.463 hector area is under forest cover. The vegetation in this area is generally predominantly deciduous in some area where moist deciduous forest is seen along with semi-evergreen patches. Present study categorize the 444 species of medicinal plants into various categories namely common, common and abundant, endemic, endangered, Low risk, rare; etc. which suggested that the area should be conserved.