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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 2, Part A
Floristic study on the vegetation of Hajjah government, West of Yemen

Esam MA Abo Ghazal

The present paper deals with some important plant species in Hajjah governorate, West of Yemen. The study was carried out during the period from September 2017 to March 2018. In this research 43 families, 97 genera and 125 species were identified, including 60 herbs, 16 shrubs, 29 under-shrubs, 20 trees species have been included. The most highly represented families were Fabaceae (18 species; 11 genera), Asteraceae (17 species; 14 genera), Euphorbiaceae (8 species; 4 genera), Lamiaceae (7 species; 6 genera), Solanaceae (6 species; 5 genera), Acamthaceae (6 species; 4 genera), Amranthaceae (5 species; 4 genera), Asclepiaceae (4 species; 4 genera), Apocynaceae & Cucurbitaceae (3 species; 3 genera) Moraceae (4 species; 1 genera), and Plantaginaceae (3 species; 1 genera)., also, 6 families are represented by two species and two genera, and 4 families are represented by two species and one genus, while there 21 families are represented with one species and one genus in each. Plant life forms were categorized as Chamaephytes (43 species; 34.4%), Phanerophytes, (36 species; 28.8%), Therophytes (25 species; 20%), Hemicryptophytes (15 species; 12.8%), Geophytes (5 species; 4%).
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How to cite this article:
Esam MA Abo Ghazal. Floristic study on the vegetation of Hajjah government, West of Yemen. J Med Plants Stud 2019;7(2):12-17.
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