Diversity and Distribution of Wild Figs (Ficus L.) of Andhra Pradesh, India
N. Chandra Mohan Reddy1, P. Anjaneyulu, S.M. Nagesh, J. V. Sudhakar2, B. Ravi Prasad Rao
Department of Botany, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu 515003, Andhra Pradesh
1Andhra Pradesh Greening and Beautification Corporation, Vijayawada 520003
2Dr. S.R.K. Govt. Arts College, Yanam, 533464 UT of Puducherry
Updated taxonomy, nomenclature and distribution of wild Ficus taxa in the state of Andhra Pradesh are presented. The study based on primary field data and published data revealed the occurrence of 23 wild species of Ficus in the state.
Keywords: Diversity and Distribution, Wild Figs, Andhra Pradesh
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N. Chandra Mohan Reddy, P. Anjaneyulu, S. M. Nagesh, J. V. Sudhakar, B. Ravi Prasad Rao, 2020. Diversity and Distribution of Wild Figs (Ficus L.) of Andhra Pradesh, India. Bioscience Discovery, 11(4):223-235.
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