3. ADDITION CONTRIBUTION TO THE FLORA OF PATAN DISTRICT by SNEHAL R. THAKOR, ARJUN K. THAKOR, PRUTHVIRAJ T. PARMAR, MITESH S. KHARADI, PIYUSH V. JOSHI AND HIMANSHU D. PANDYA
The paper deals with native species of Angiosperm belonging to Ebenaceae family is reported as an addition to the flora of Patan district. The paper also envisages ephemeral citation, detailed description of flowering and fruiting time notes along with photographs is also provided. Diospyros is a genus of approximately 700 species (eflora of India).Commonly called Bombay ebony and it is very rare. The Patan is historical place. It has so many historical importance. It is situated in the northern Gujarat region of Gujarat state. Earlier recorded 396 angiosperm plant species from Patan district (N.K. Patel and A.J. Parmar, 2011). A survey has been conducted in all areas of Patan district to collect the information about angiospermic plants. During the study, we located and identified new species of Diospyros montana Roxb. from Patan.