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|Title: ||Floral survey of wet coastal and associated ecosystems of Maharashtra|
|Authors: ||Gokhale, M. V.|
Shaikh, S. S.
Chavan, N. S.
Wet coastal ecosystems
|Issue Date: ||Oct-2011 |
|Publisher: ||NISCAIR-CSIR, India|
|Abstract: ||Maharashtra coast is 720 km long stretch interrupted with about 45 estuaries.
There is formation of different types of habitat on this coastline. Each one is
ecologically unique and inhabits some specific floral components. Present paper
reports occurrence of different plant species in the habitat like sandy beach,
sand dune, encroached mangrove land, areas along the mangroves and mangrove
swamps. Mangrove species are well documented and therefore excluded. There are
33 trees, 118 herbs, shrubs, climbers and 12 species with restricted
distribution on the coast of Maharashtra.|
|CC License: || CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India|
|ISSN: ||0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)|
|Source:||IJMS Vol.40(5) [October 2011]|