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Table 2 Distribution of number of species, individuals (≥ 10 cm girth) and importance values (IVI) in different families according to their habit

From: Patterns of species dominance, diversity and dispersion in ‘Khasi hill sal’ forest ecosystem in northeast India

Plant family Large tree Medium tree Small tree Shrub Climber Total IVI (%)
Actinidiaceae    492    492 1.0
Anacardiaceae 3 1674     1705 4.2
Apocynaceae 1   19    202 0.6
Aquifoliaceae    12    12 0.3
Araliaceae    2    2 0.0
Arecaceae   2    1 32 0.2
Bignoniaceae 3   6    92 0.5
Boraginaceae 2      2 0.1
Burseraceae 13      13 0.5
Cannabaceae   55     55 0.7
Clusiaceae   1     1 0.0
Dilleniaceae 4      4 0.2
Dipterocarpaceae 1026      1026 19.4
Elaeocarpaceae 5      5 0.2
Euphorbiaceae   873 42    915 2.3
Fagaceae 684 282     966 4.3
Iteaceae    3    3 0.1
Juglandaceae 69      69 1.7
Lamiaceae 63 1403   2   2055 6.0
Lauraceae 1 435 83    529 1.6
Lecythidaceae   211     211 4.8
Leguminosae 283 35 73   324 10211 3.9
Lythraceae   76     76 1.9
Magnoliaceae 1      1 0.1
Malvaceae 3 353 52    436 1.9
Meliaceae 6 5     112 0.4
Moraceae 73 22 264 2   3710 1.9
Myrtaceae 90 492 2    1414 4.1
Oleaceae    4    4 0.1
Pandanaceae    2    2 0.1
Pentaphylacaceae    21    21 0.6
Phyllanthaceae   132 2027    2159 5.6
Pinaceae 264      264 7.8
Primulaceae     3 2   32 0.1
Proteaceae   2     2 0.1
Rhamnaceae      42 42 1.0
Rosaceae 1      1 0.1
Rubiaceae 2   1207    1228 2.8
Rutaceae    3    3 0.1
Sabiaceae    32    32 0.1
Salicaceae   51 2    532 1.2
Sapindaceae   6     6 0.2
Smilacaceae      10 10 0.2
Styracaceae    2    2 0.1
Symplocaceae    202    202 0.5
Theaceae 693      693 16.1
Vitaceae     17   17 0.5
Grand Total 235329 100836 522 46 245 857 3992123 100
  1. A superscript indicates the number of species, if more than one.