Flora of Cholistan

by S. Murtaza Hussain

Publisher: Manager, Govt. Print. & Atationery Dept., North-West Frontier Province in Peshawar

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Places:

  • Pakistan,
  • Cholistan Desert

Subjects:

  • Botany -- Pakistan -- Cholistan Desert -- Classification.

Edition Notes

Statementby S. Murtaza Hussain ; additions, corrections, and re-written by Muhammad Asghar Quraishi.
ContributionsQuraishi, M. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK358.5 .H87 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination89. p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3014472M
LC Control Number84931259

Parts of Thall and Cholistan are now being irrigated, with the situation almost identical to that of the flood plains. Chinkara is the only animal, which can still be found in average numbers in Cholistan, but rarely in Thall. VII. SEVERITY OF CLIMATIC CONDITION CONTD The blackbuck, once plentiful in Cholistan has now been eliminated.   The mountainous areas embracing the Himalayan, Karakorum and Hindukush Ranges are rich in fauna and flora, as compared to other parts of the country. These areas provide an excellent habitat for wildlife in the form of alpine grazing lands, sub-alpine scrub and temperate forests. These habitats support a variety of wild animals. The areas are difficult for human beings to access, hence, Views: 14K. Definition of flora and fauna in the Idioms Dictionary. flora and fauna phrase. What does flora and fauna expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. The Sahara (/ s ə ˈ h ɑːr ə /, / s ə ˈ h ær ə /; Arabic: الصحراء الكبرى ‎, aṣ-ṣaḥrāʼ al-kubrá, 'the Greatest Desert') is a desert on the African an area of 9,, square kilometres (3,, sq mi), it is the largest hot desert in the world and the third largest desert overall, smaller only than the deserts of Antarctica and the Arctic.

  Existing Wildlife in Pakistan The mountainous areas embracing the Himalayan, Karakorum and Hindukush Ranges are rich in fauna and flora, as compared to other parts of the country. These areas provide an excellent habitat for wildlife in the form of . Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding million. It has the world's second-largest Muslim is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning , square kilometres (, square miles). Pakistan has a 1,kilometre (mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea. Current condition. Vast Indus plains have had vegetation taken away to grow crops. Very little wildlife lives there and only animals like the jackal, mongoose, jungle cat, civet cat, scaly anteater, desert cat and the wild hare live in these areas.. Parts of Thal desert and Cholistan desert are now being Chinkara is the only animal living there now.   Parts of Thall and Cholistan are now being irrigated, with the situation almost identical to that of the flood plains. Chinkara is the only animal, which can still be found in average numbers in Cholistan, but rarely in Thall. VII. SEVERITY OF CLIMATIC CONDITION CONTD The blackbuck, once plentiful in Cholistan has now been eliminated.

Habitats of flora and fauna Northern highlands and plains. The northern highlands include lower elevation areas of Potohar and Azad Jammu and Kashmir regions and higher elevation areas embracing the foothills of Himalayan, Karakorum and Hindukush mountain ranges. These areas provide an excellent habitat for wildlife in the form of alpine grazing lands, sub-alpine scrub and temperate forests.   2 Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies (CIDS) Bahawalpur Ecological studies on the flora of Kharga and Dakhla Oases of the Western Desert of Egypt. Ph.D. Thesis, Faculty of Science, Mansoura University. pp. Book Crafters, Michigan, USA. pp. – Baig M.S., ''. The mountainous areas embracing the Himalayan, Karakorum and Hindukush Ranges are rich in fauna and flora, as compared to other parts of the areas provide an excellent habitat for wildlife in the form of alpine grazing lands, sub-alpine scrub and temperate forests. These habitats support a variety of wild animals.   Byline: , and ABSTRACT Experiment for study of growth and physiology of the three Panicum species (Panicum coloratum, Panicum antidotale and Panicum maximum) was conducted under self made hydroponic system at The Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.

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The present study was designed for the Ethnobotanical evaluation of Cholistan desert, which is one of the resource based area of medicinal plants. Indigenous knowledge of local people about the medicinal uses of plants is the source of ideas for new research in drug development and for wider use and economic benefit.

Flora of Cholistan book present study examines the flora of the Cholistan desert, which indicates that the flora of the Cholistan desert belongs to plant species of genera and 38 families.

Among the existing families, 33 families are dicotyledons, 4 families of monocotyledons and 1 family of gymnosperms (Table 1).Cited by: 8. The present study examines the flora of the Cholistan desert, which Flora of Cholistan book that the flora of the Cholistan de- sert belongs to plant species of genera and 38 families.

Among the existing families, 33 families are dicotyledons, 4 families of monocotyledons and 1 family of gymnosperms (Table 1. The present study examines the flora of the Cholistan desert, which indicates that the flora of the Cholistan de- sert belongs to plant spe cies of genera and Arshad, M.

and A.R. Rao. Flora of Cholistan desert" (Systematic list of trees, shrub s and This book is thus a contribution of more than 10 years exploration and collection of plant. 'In order to support and strengthen flora and fauna and echo system of Cholistan desert area, Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies, Islamia University Bahawalpur got seeds of several species of plants and herbs scattered in the desert area, ' it said.

A floristic survey of Cholistan desert was carried out during and total of 38 families, genera and species were documented from the area. Among families, 33 families belong to Dicotyledons of 79 genera and species, while the 38 species of 26 genera belong to 4 families of Monocotyledons Flora of Cholistan book 1 family of gymnosperms with 1 genus and 1 species.

The study was conducted to accumulate information about the plant resources used by various communities of Cholistan desert. It was observed that the area is rich in natural flora and the. Cholistan covers an area of 25, km 2 (10, sq mi) in the Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, and Rahim Yar Khan districts of southern Punjab.

The nearest major city is Bahawalpur city, 30 km (19 mi) from the edge of the desert stretches about kilometres in length, with a width varying between 32 and kilometres. It is located between 27°42΄00΄΄ to 29° 45΄00΄΄ north, and 5. Book a Desert Safari.

Many local companies offer Desert Safari tours in Cholistan. These travel excursions allow you to move around the vast desert in jeeps, and take in some of its most important places.

Most of these trips start from either Bahawalpur or Multan, but anyone can join in. Lal Suhanra National Park is located in the southeastern Punjab of Pakistan with altitudes ranging from to meters.

The flora of Park consists of species belonging to genera and Cholistan. Farther east, the Rohi, or Cholistan, is a barren desert tract, bounded on the north and west by the Hakra depression with ruins of old settlements along its high banks; it is still inhabited by nomads.

It is at a distance of 30 km. from Bahawalpur. The word ‘Cholistan’ is derived from the word ‘cholna’ which means moving. The present study is intended to compare and document the therapeutic flora, their remedial use, and the traditional knowledge used frequently by the residents of the Cholistan desert and Pothwar (Potohar) Plateau of Punjab, Pakistan.

The old endemic remedies of these areas are diminishing due to lack of qualitative and quantitative research. For explanation on habitats, see Habitats of flora and fauna and Forestry in Pakistan.

Northern highlands and plains. The northern highlands include lower elevation areas of Potohar and Azad Kashmir regions and higher elevation areas embracing the foothills of Himalayan, Karakorum and Hindukush mountain ranges.

Some of the wildlife species found on northern mountainous areas and Pothohar. The scarce vegetation of Cholistan commonly comprises perennial shrubs with dispersed small trees. Several ephemeral and annual species emerge after rains, complete life cycle in short duration and dry up after producing seeds.

Many species have surprising capacity to reproduce even with minimum rainfall. CHOLISTAN: The wildlife population in Cholistan desert, particularly that of migratory birds, is fast declining due to illegal hunting, says a former Wildlife Department whohas served in the region.

Edaphic factors and distribution of vegetation in the Cholistan desert, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 40(5), Arshad M, Rao AR. Flora of Cholistan desert (Systematic list of trees, shrubs and herbs). Journal of Economic Taxonomy and Botany 18(3), Arshad M, Rao AR.

Phytogeographical divisions of Cholistan. FLORA, the scientific botanical journal with the longest uninterrupted publication sequence (since ), considers manuscripts in a range of areas of botany which appeal to a broad international scientific journal publishes original contributions and review articles on plant structure (morphology and anatomy), plant developmental biology (ontogeny), phytogeography (including.

Flora of Cholistan desert (Systematic list of trees, shrubs and herbs). Journal of Economic Taxonomy & Botany, 18(3), Bhandhari MM. Flora of Indian Desert. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, India. Canfield R.

Applications of the line interception method in sampling range vegetation. Journal of Forestry, 23,   Cholistan is part of the Great Indian Desert and one of the largest deserts of Pakistan.

Based on topography, parent material, soil and vegetation, the Cholistan desert is divided into two geomorphic regions; Northern lesser Cholistan (bordering canal-irrigated area) within an area of km 2 and greater Cholistan in south within the area of km 2 (). Brand new Book. Cholistan desert is a wild land of its own kind with scarcity of endemic flora, counting only species belonging to 34 families.

Homeopathy is a system of therapeutics and 80% homeopathic medicines are based upon plants origin in the form of mother tinctures. Present study was designed to explore homeopathic way of treatment.

Cholistan word is originated from the Turkish word Chol, which means the land of tan desert locally known as Rohi desert that surrounds near about 30 km from Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan and covering an area of 26, km 2 which is full of resources of medicinal plants.

Its length is km and km varying breadth[].Cholistan desert is uniquely located wild land of its own. Byline: Fraz Munir Khan, H.R. Chaudhry, Yasser Saleem Mustafa, Waqar Ahmad and Hafiz Muhammad Farhan ABSTRACT: To gather information about ethno-veterinary zoo-therapies and occult practices, prevalent in Greater Cholistan desert (Pakistan), a survey was made from May-December   He stressed on the need for research of rare species of flora and fauna in Cholistan.

Water was essential to secure the biodiversity of Cholistan, he said. The desert was home to. Parts of Thall and Cholistan are now being irrigated, with the situation almost identical to that of the flood plains. Chinkara is the only animal, which can still be found in average numbers in Cholistan, but rarely in Thall.

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Prospective of dairy farming in Cholistan. Sci. Int. 25(2): - Fraz MK (). ETHNO-veterinary medicinal usage of flora of greater Cholistan. Pak. Vet. 29(2): 75 - Fraz MK (). Field epidemiology of an outbreak of hemorrhagic septicemia in dromedary population of greater Cholistan Desert Pakistan.

Pak. Vet. 32(1): 31 -   The flora of District Charsadda consist depicted taxa floristically with genera and 71 families in which 4 families were pteridiophytes, 3 were gymnosperms and 64 were angiospermic families (11 Monocots & 53 Dicots).

The number of taxa per family varies from 1 to Flora of Cholistan desert” (Systematic list of trees, shrubs and herbs). Economic Taxon. Bot Arshad M, Akbar G (). Benchmark of plant communities of Cholistan desert. Pak. Jafri SMH (). The Flora of Karachi. The Book Corporation, Karachi, Pakistan.

Crafts of Cholistan (Bahawalpur Punjab Pakistan) Mohammad Shafeeq Graphic Designer & Photographer Bahawalpur, Punjab Pakistan Abstract- Cholistan is locally known as famous desert is 30 km from Bahawalpur. East of Bahawalpur is the Cholistan Desert which covers an area of ab km and extends into the Thar Desert of India.

The Mojave Desert (/ m oʊ ˈ h ɑː v i, m ə-/ moh-HAH-vee, mə-; Mohave: Hayikwiir Mat'aar) is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America. It is in the Southwestern United States, primarily within southeastern California and southern Nevada, and it occup sq mi (, km 2).Small areas also extend into Utah and Arizona.

Its boundaries are generally noted by.Prof. Dr. Shazia Anjum, Director, Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies briefed that Cholistan is a fragile ecosystem which is losing its native flora and fauna ultimately losing its potential to support migratory birds.

Seed broad cast is an excellent conservation technique to restore desert to its original form.–PRESS RELEASE.The two deserts (Thal and Cholistan) are the homelands of very rich cultures, wide biodiversity of flora and fauna and beautiful landscapes.

As FAO () stresses, the in situ conservation of flora and fauna genetic resources is an essential tool for food security in the near future. The flora genetic resources can also be used for human and.