University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana State - 506009, India

Authors

  • Parimala Devi Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory Plant Systematics Laboratory Department of Botany, School of Life sciences Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046 Tamil Nadu, India
  • Aravindhan V Plant Systematics Laboratory, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Narmatha Bai V Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Rajendran A Plant Systematics Laboratory, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 046, Tamil Nadu, India

Keywords:

Orchids, Diversity, Uses, Anamalai, India

Abstract

In the present investigation, diversity of orchids in Anamalai hill range was studied which recorded 20 genera with 25 species with their medicinal importance. The study observed the rapid depletion of orchid species due to destruction of natural habitat by deforestation, upper layer soil erosion, overgrazing, etc. Their disappearance indicates a change in the quality of soil and air of the region. Therefore, adequate management actions including both in situ and ex situ conservation measures need to be undertaken.

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Published

30-09-2015

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Parimala Devi, Aravindhan V, Narmatha Bai V, Rajendran A. University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana State - 506009, India . ijp [Internet]. 2015 Sep. 30 [cited 2024 Jun. 23];7(3):265-9. Available from: https://ijp.arjournals.org/index.php/ijp/article/view/414

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