"International Journal of Herbal Medicine"

Volume 1, Issue 3


Conservation of Native Vascular Plants of Township campus, University of Science and Technology Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan


Author(s): Hira Saleem, Sultan Mehmood, Rehman Ullah Khan *, Sikandar Khan Sherwani, Saad Ullah Khan, Aziz Khan, Ihsan Ullah.

Abstract: The present work was based on the results of intensive survey and study of plants which were present in the area of township campus, University of Science and Technology Bannu. As a result of several regular trips to the study area, a total of 32 plants species belonging to 21 families were collected, identified and preserved in the herbarium of Botany Department.   It was concluded that the dominant family was Poaceae with six Species which is followed by Asteraceae with four Species, Amranthaceae, fabaceae and solonaceae with two species each. The main objective of conducting the research was to explore and conserve the flora found in the 175 acre area of Bannu University. Rapid construction of the buildings inside the university area will leads to the loss of the native flora. Therefore the data on the native flora will be kept on record for future generation in the form of herbarium sheet.

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