ETHNOBOTANICAL STUDIES OF SOME SHRUBS & TREES OF TEHSIL AHMAD PUR EAST, DISTRICT BAHAWALPUR, PAKISTAN
During the ethnobotanical survey a total of 41 shrubs and trees belonging to 36 genera and 25 families of angiosperms were reported, out of which 2 families (Typhaceae & Palme) were monocots (2 spp.) and remaining 23 families were belonging to dicots (39 ssp.). The most abundant family was Mimosaceae. The single usage plants were 8 (19%) where as 13 (32%) were dual-usage and 20 (49%) were multi-usage shrubs & trees. Among the single usage species 62% were medicinal, 25% furniture and 9% fuel.