Survey of Some Important Ornamental Flowering Plants of Solan, Himachal Pradesh with Enumeration

Author(s): Aditya Kumar, Sayeeda Kousar Bhatti , Chhavi Mangla and Ashok Aggarwal

The paper documents the knowledge of some important ornamental flowering plants of Solan, Himachal Pradesh. In the present investigation, seasonal trips were made to collect the plants from different sites of district Solan, Himachal Pradesh. The ornamental flowering plants were observed and some of the plants with medicinal as well as ornamental importance were selected. Proper field note of each specimen was recorded and their identification was done by giving botanical name, local name, parts used, habitat and general morphology. Fifteen ornamentally important plant species belonging to 15 genera and 11 families were studied. The purpose of study is to explore and document the important plant species as they play a vital role in decorative purposes, perfume industries and as well as in the field of medicines.


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