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Documentation of The Flora of Odisha

Flora survey on the climbers of Mahanadi river areas of Cuttack district- Phase-I

The second survey on the documentation of Flora of Odisha in Mahanadi areas of Athgarh district and Cuttack district for the update checklist of Flora of Odisha. Today we have collected Cissampleos pareira, Cocculus hirsutus, Tiliacora acuminate, Tinospora cordifolia, Ampelocissus latifolia, Cayratia pedata, C. trifolia, Cardiospermum helicacbum, Abrus precatorius, Atylosia scarabaeoides, Clitoria ternatea, Combretum roxburghii, Passiflora foetida, Coccinia grandis, Cucumis melo, Diplocyclos palmatus, Luffa aegyptica, Ichnocarpus frutescens, Pergularia daemia, Argyreia nervosa, Ipomoea sepiaria, Cuscuta reflexa, Stachytarpheta jamaicensis, Dioscorea alata, Dioscorea bulbifera etc.

Also we documented a species belongs to genus Dioscorea which could be new to the Flora of Odisha.

Documentation of the Costal flora Phase-1

APRF has started the documentation of the coastal flora of Odisha. We have collected plant species like Gloriosa superba, Casuarina angustifolia, Calotropis gigantea, Jatropha gossypifolia, Vitex negundo, Ipomoea biloba, Pandanus spp., Launaea sermentosa, Saccharum spontaneum, Salvadora persica, Spinifex littoreus, Hydrophylax maritima etc. from First survey. The next survey will be carried out in September 2018

Glimpse of the Survey:

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APRF

August 2018