PHYTOSOCIOLOGY OF INVASIVE ALIEN THEROPHYTIC FLORA OF PEDDAGATTU, THE PROPOSED SITE FOR URANIUM MINING IN NALGONDA DISTRICT, TELANGANA, INDIA

  • A. BALEESHWAR REDDY1*, V. HANUMANTHA RAO AND V. VASUDEVA RAO2 A. BALEESHWAR REDDY1*, V. HANUMANTHA RAO2 AND V. VASUDEVA RAO2 1 DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY, OSMANIA UNIVERSITY, HYDERABAD-500 007, TELANGANA, INDIA. 2 AINP ON AGRICULTURAL ORNITHOLOGY, ACHARYA N.G. RANGA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, RAJENDRANAGAR, HYDERBAD- 500030, TELANGANA, INDIA. Corresponding author’s e-mail: baleeshwarreddy@gmail.com*

Abstract

ABSTRACT:
The present investigation reflects the findings of invasive alien species and phytosociological attributes at Peddagattu (Lambapur), Nalgonda district, Telangana, India. Phytosociology studies on Invasive alien species were collected during 2010-2012. Of 30 species of taxa are belonging to 29 genera and 17 families. Compositae is the most dominant family representing   with 6 species (20%) followed by Malvaceae 4 species (13%), Solanaceae 3 species (10%), Amaranthaceae  and Leguminaceae with 2 species (7% each). About 60% of these alien species were introduced from Tropical America followed by Tropical Africa (13%), and Trop. C. America (7%). Among the species, Tridax procumbens shows the highest IVI value (12.94) and followed by Cleome viscose (7.12), Waltheria indica (6.13) and Parthenium hysterophorus (5.57) and Typha angustata (5.22).

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AND V. VASUDEVA RAO2, A. BALEESHWAR REDDY1*, V. HANUMANTHA RAO. PHYTOSOCIOLOGY OF INVASIVE ALIEN THEROPHYTIC FLORA OF PEDDAGATTU, THE PROPOSED SITE FOR URANIUM MINING IN NALGONDA DISTRICT, TELANGANA, INDIA. LIFE SCIENCES LEAFLETS, [S.l.], v. 57, oct. 2014. ISSN 0976-1098. Available at: <http://petsd.org/ojs/index.php/lifesciencesleaflets/article/view/169>. Date accessed: 19 sep. 2017.

Keywords

KEY WORDS: Uranium, Peddagattu, Invasive alien species, Phytosociology.