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Angiospermic Plant Diversity of Southeast Offshore Islands in Bangladesh
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Angiospermic Plant Diversity of Southeast Offshore Islands in Bangladesh
Sajib, Noor Hassan; Pasha, Mostafa Kamal; Uddin, Shaikh Bokhtear;
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 Abstract
A total of 680 angiosperm plant species under 433 genera of 115 families have been recorded from the Southeast offshore Islands of Bangladesh including Nijhum Dwip, Hatiya, Sandwip, Kutubdia, Maheshkhali, Sonadia and Saint Martin`s. Magnoliopsida is represented by 92 families, 344 genera and 546 species, whereas Liliopsida is represented by 23 families, 89 genera and 134 species. Habit analysis shows that herbs, shrubs, trees and climbers were represented by 331, 117, 169 and 63 species respectively. The plant diversity of the southeast offshore islands is under great risk because of many threats including natural and manmade. The aims of the present study are investigation, accumulation and documentation of the angiosperm plants of the area.
 Keywords
Angiosperm;flora;offshore islands;Bangladesh;
 Language
English
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