International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Biodiversity and Conservation | Saudi Arabia | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018 | Rating: 6.2 / 10


Plant Diversity in the King Saud University Female Campus

Mona S. Alwhibi | Bashaer Al Otaibi | Sarah Al Harbi | Aljwahrah Aljulefi | Alaa Aldosari


Abstract: Vegetation one of types of biological diversity, which is an important element on which human and animal depend on providing the energy sources necessary for the continuation of their lives, in addition to its environmental importance in preserving the soil from erosion by water erosion and aerobic and desertification resistance. Therefore, the study aimed to define the vegetation cover of the University City for female students of King Saud University in Riyadh and the documentation of existing species to be a reference for women interested in conducting studies and research in the field of Botany or other related sciences. The study also aims to encourage the student community to take care of the biodiversity of their university, where flora was the studied area. A total of 52 different plants were observed between local and exotic flora plants, and plants planted for decoration and shade. The number of flora plants was 31 different plant species. Cultivated plants for decoration 21 different species. The study also recorded five plant species of Monocotyledon represented by the two groups poaceae and Cyperaceae, while the remaining 48 species of Dicotyledon belong to 21 different plant species


Keywords: Vegetation- Biodiversity- King Saud University- Al-Diriyah - female campus


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,


Pages: 1066 - 1072



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