Bannerghatta National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Bannerghatta National Park

Reference: S. Puttakame Gopalakrishna, M. Leckson Kaonga, R. Kalegowda Somashekar, H. Satyanarayana Suresh, and R. Suresh. 2015. Tree diversity in the tropical dry forest of Bannerghatta National Park in Eastern Ghats, Southern India. European Journal of Ecology 1(2):12-27 [ER 2486]
Geography
Country: India
State: Karnataka

Coordinate: 12° 42' 0" N, 77° 34' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "an area of 102.74 km2, lies between latitudes 12 34 and 12 50 N and between 77 31 and 77 38 E longitudes... it has a highly undulating terrain with a mean altitude of 865 m (700-1035 m)"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.0
MAP: 1065.0
Habitat comments: "mean temperature of 27C (12-38C), and mean annual rainfall of 1065 mm (682-1607 mm)... dry deciduous scrub forest, southern tropical dry deciduous forest and southern moist mixed forest"
Methods
Life forms: trees
Sites: 79
Site area: 7.900
Sampling methods: belt transect
Sample size: 7853
Years: 2012
Minimum size: 10.0cm girth at breast height
Basal area: 5.1000 per ha
Sampling comments: "Tree diversity and distribution assessments were conducted between June and August 2012 in BNP. The park was divided into 79 (1 km 1 km) grid cells... In each cell, a 250 m 4 m belt transect with a north-east orientation was established... Measurements of girth at breast height (GBH, 1.37 m) were taken for all trees with GBH ≥ 10 cm"
basal area figure is apparently not in error
Metadata
Sample: 2769
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-11-04 12:16:07
Modified: 2017-11-04 12:16:07
Abundance distribution
138 species
18 singletons
total count 7853
Fisher's α: 23.782
geometric series k: 0.9501
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9556
Shannon's H: 3.7423
Good's u: 0.9977
Register
Terminalia anogeissiana1103
"Anogeissus latifolia"
Senegalia chundra546
"Acacia chundra"
Cedrela toona462
Ixora arborea444
Gymnosporia montana423
Ochna squarrosa326
Fagraea ceilanica315
Shorea roxburghii265
Lantana camara206
Ziziphus nummularia180
Cassia alata168
Diospyros melanoxylon159
Flagellaria indica134
Pavetta indica130
Catunaregam spinosa126
Dalbergia lanceolaria paniculata122
"Dalbergia paniculata"
Stereospermum xylocarpum117
Pterolobium indicum116
Chloroxylon swietenia110
Polyalthia cerasoides104
Cassia fistula103
Randia uliginosa99
Ziziphus xylopyrus77
Lagerstroemia parviflora77
Santalum album76
Grewia villosa72
Terminalia chebula72
Strychnos potatorum68
Wrightia tinctoria66
Acacia caesia66
Diaspora montane64
Eucalyptus globulus62
Wrightia sp.58
Melia dubia58
Limonia acidissima56
Manilkara kauki53
Rhodomyrtus parviflora50
Pterocarpus marsupium48
Psydrax dicoccos46
Dendrocalamus strictus44
Hardwickia binata43
Jasminum angustifolium42
Albizia amara40
Vitex altissima38
Ximenia americana37
Holarrhena pubescens35
"Holarrhena antidysenterica"
Scolopia crenata30
Premna tomentosa30
Gliricidia sepium29
Ziziphus mauritiana28
Capparis sepiaria25
Senegalia senegal24
"Acacia senegal"
Tree indet.24
Hiptage benghalensis24
Dodonaea viscosa22
Semecarpus anacardium20
Albizia odoratissima19
Cipadessa baccifera19
Flueggea virosa19
"Securinega virosa"
Azadirachta indica19
Phyllanthus virgatus19
Acacia torta18
Gmelina arborea18
Phyllanthus emblica17
Syzygium cumini15
Soymida febrifuga15
Butea frondosa14
Pongamia pinnata13
Sterculia villosa12
Ichnocarpus frutescens11
Dalbergia sp.11
Butea monosperma11
Grewia tiliifolia10
Flacourtia indica10
Diospyros malabarica9
Cassine glauca9
Acacia auriculiformis8
Mucuna pruriens8
Albizia lebbeck8
Dalbergia latifolia8
Scleropyrum pentandrum8
Vachellia leucophloea8
"Acacia leucophloea"
Dichrostachys cinerea8
Careya arborea8
Oxalis corniculata7
Xylia xylocarpa7
Balanites roxburghii7
Gardenia gummifera7
Toddalia aculeata6
Buchanania latifolia5
Ficus benghalensis5
Nicandra sp.5
Terminalia bellirica5
"Terminalia bellerica"
Secamone emetica4
Tree indet. 34
Stereospermum suaveolens3
Tree indet. 43
Terminalia crenulata3
Rubus niveus3
Mangifera indica3
Cordia dichotoma3
Tamarindus indica3
Ficus sp.3
Morinda tinctoria3
Alangium salvifolium2
Givotia moluccana2
Decalepis hamiltonii2
Sterculia urens2
Commiphora caudata2
Delonix elata2
Tree indet. 22
Feronia elephantum2
Ailanthus excelsa2
Ficus microcarpa2
Ficus rumphii2
Atalantia monophylla2
Magnolia sp.2
"Michelia sp."
Mitragyna parvifolia2
Gardenia sp.2
Terminalia arjuna2
Nicandra physalodes1
Ficus virens1
Pavetta montana1
Boswellia serrata1
Haldina cordifolia1
Celastrus paniculatus1
Vachellia nilotica1
"Acacia nilotica"
Jatropha curcas1
Derris scandens1
Miliusa tomentosa1
Careya sp.1
Terminalia paniculata1
Tectona grandis1
Capparis zeylanica1
Datura stramonium1
Tree indet. 11
Tree indet. 61
Tree indet. 51