Mangrove Forest of North Andaman Island India
International Journal of Pharmacy & Life Sciences
The present study examined the floristic diversity dominance abundance and IVI of climbers and lianas species in the tropical mangrove vegetation of North Andaman forest. A total of 188 climbing plants belonging to 27 species 18 genera and 15 families were identified. The most dominant family is Papilionaceae (25%). The forest is consisted of 18 liana and 9 herbaceous climber species. Hook climbing was the most predominant ( %) climbing mechanism. The dominant species recorded from this forest was (IVI-29.78). Dalbergia junghuhnii shows the highest frequency (81.81%).