Authors : P T Humane
Page Nos : 15-19
Bhandara district of east Vidarbha region is rich in perennial lakes, ponds, ditches, rivulets and streamlets etc., hence it is said to be Lake District and most of these water bodies are rich in aquatic flora. This paper deals with the floristic composition and distribution of vascular hydrophytes, which are classified into four different categories. There are 82 taxa belonging to 34 families of flowering plants, which belongs both primitive families like Nymphaeaceae, Onagraceae, as well as advance like Cyperaceae, Poaceae etc. Taxonomic details, habit, habitat and their distribution have been provided.