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Table 2 Medicinal tree species in the study area (F- Frequency %, D- Density trees/100 m 2 )

From: Ecological status and traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary of Garhwal Himalaya, India

Species Family Zone-I Zone-II Zone-III Zone-IV Zone-V
   (1550-1750 m) (2000-2200 m) (2450-2650 m) (2900-3100 m) (3350-3550 m)
   F D F D F D F D F D
Abies pindrow Pinaceae - - - - - - 20 0.25 10 0.10
Aesculus indica Hippocastanaceae 15 0.15 - - - - - - - -
Callicarpa arborea Verbenaceae 5 0.05 - - - - - - - -
Carpinus viminea Corylaceae - - 5 0.10 - - - - - -
Hippophae salicifolia Elaegnaceae - - - - 10 0.15 - - - -
Juglans regia Juglandaceae 5 0.15 5 0.05 - - - - - -
Lyonia ovalifolia Ericaceae 25 0.30 25 0.50 15 0.30 - - - -
Myrica esculenta Myricaceae 20 0.30 - - - - - - - -
Neolitsea pallens Lauraceae 30 0.45 5 0.05 - - - - - -
Pinus roxburghii Pinaceae 35 0.55 - - - - - - - -
Pyrus pashia Rosaceae 10 0.10 - - - - - - - -
Rhododendron arboreum Ericaceae 25 0.25 50 0.90 50 1.10 - - - -
Sapindus mukorossi Sapindaceae 10 0.15 - - - - - - - -
Sorbus aucuparia Rosaceae - - - - - - - - 25 0.25
Sorbus cuspidata Rosaceae - - - - 15 0.15 - - - -
Taxus baccata Taxaceae - - - - - - 10 0.10 - -
Viburnum cotinifolium Caprifoliaceae - - - - 15 0.25 25 0.35 - -