DIVERSITY OF AQUATIC MACROPHYTES OF MUTHIRAI KULAM, MIDALAM, IN VILAVANCODE TALUK, KANYAKUMARI DISTRICT, TAMILNADU, S. INDIA.

Publication Date : 22/12/2016


Author(s) :

JESPIN IDA. C , MARY KENSA V .


Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
,
Issue 12
(12 - 2016)



Abstract :

A detailed survey of aquatic macrophytes in muthirai kulam, midalam, in vilavancode taluk. kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu was made during the period of one year (January-2011 to December-2011). A total of 50 species belonging to 34family and 44 genera under 3 classes were identified, 22 species under the class dicotyledons, 24 species under the class monocotyledons, 4 species under the class Pteridophytes are recorded in this pond. Further the aquatic macrophytes classified in morphological group viz., classified under floating (10), submerged (3), and submerged anchored (2), floating leaved anchored (9) and emergent anchored (26).


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