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Phytosociological Investigation and Medicinally Important Plants of Sanjay -Dubri Tiger Reserve Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh, India | Original Article

Diwakar Singh*, A. P. Singh, Vivek Kumar Yadav, in Journal of Advances in Science and Technology | Science & Technology


This paper offers a thorough Phytosociological analysis of the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, India, with an emphasis on the wide variety of plant species that make up this special ecosystem. The researcher has characterized and cataloged a large number of species of plants, including some of great medicinal significance, by means of surveys in the field and data analysis. Traditional healthcare practices in the area have long depended on these medicinally significant plants. The current study, 142 species of higher plants from 119 genera and 48 families has been identified. Upon taxonomic classification of the families, genera, and species, it was seen that the flora was dominated by dicots, with 126 species, while the monocots were represented by 16 species. The results also indicated that the large number of plants was belonged to the family Fabaceae and then Poaceae. The floras identified in this study add to the ecosystem's total area of 139.4 square meters. The research also enlisted the plants on the basis of their economic as well as medicinal importance. Among tree and herbs Diospyros melanoxylon and Shorea robusta had high frequency, respectively. This study highlights the necessity of conservation and sustainable management for the preservation of biodiversity and cultural heritage while offering insightful information on the various plant species found in the Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve and their therapeutic value.