Vijay Upadhyay, Sonam Rajput
Abstract: The present study aimed was characterized the floristic diversity and distribution pattern of plant communities at Mewar campus in Rajasthan. In the present study an attempt has been to ascertain the current status of plant species which provide major forest products and minor forest product also. The study site was categorized in five plant communities viz., Timber tree species, Ornamental tree species, Fruit yielding tree species, shrub species and medicinal plants. A total 1685 individuals were recorded in the study which belonged to thirty-six tree species in fourteen families. Maximum diversity of plant community was found of timber tree species (96.99 percent) which followed by medicinal plants (90.37 per cent) in this study. The dominant tree species was Bauhinia variegata which belonged to fabaceae family. During the study, maximal tree species were belonged to fabaceae (52.36 per cent), apocynaceae (52.72 per cent), rutaceae (19.63 per cent) and myrtaceae, arecaceae (13.09 per cent each) and minimal tree species which occurred under following families meliaceae, rubiaceae, moringaceae, moraceae and proteaceae (6.54 per cent each) respectively.
Keywords: Tree species, Family, Community, Diversity