Systematic Studies on Cucurbitaceae Family at Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh
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Volume 1, Issue 2, May 2013, Pages: 10-15
Received: May 17, 2013; Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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A H M Mahbubur Rahman, Department of Botany, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh
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Abstract
Systematic investigation on the family Cucurbitaceae growing throughout the Rajshahi Division situated in the northern parts of Bangladesh was carried out. A total of 24 species under 13 genera of the family Cucurbitaceae were collected and identified. A complete taxonomic account of each species has been given along with their current name, local name, brief description, phenology, basic chromosome number and voucher number. A new system of classification of the family Cucurbitaceae has been proposed on the basis of morphological, cytological and floral characters.
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Systematic Studies, Cucurbitaceae, Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh
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A H M Mahbubur Rahman, Systematic Studies on Cucurbitaceae Family at Rajshahi Division, Bangladesh, Plant. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2013, pp. 10-15. doi: 10.11648/j.plant.20130102.11
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