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Appeared in Year: 1985

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Which family is represented by the largest number of species In India flora: -

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Leguminosae

b.

Solanaceae

c.

Orchidaceae

d.

Gramineae

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Answer

d.

Explanation

Gramineae family is represented by the largest number of species in India flora.

Gramineae or Poaceae family is the largest in India by represented by 263 genera and 1291 species.

After Gramineae family, Orchidaceae family has 184 genera and 1229 species.

Leguminosae families are on third number and have 173 genera and 1192 species.

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