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Table 4 Community characteristics of Eastern Himalayan forests of Arunachal Pradesh, NE India

From: Plant diversity patterns and conservation status of eastern Himalayan forests in Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India

Parameter Woody plants Non-woody plants
Total number of plots studied (No.) 354 transects 708 quadrats
Size of sampled area (m2) 5000 1
Actual sampled area (ha) 177 0.0708
Dominant species Dendrocalamus strictus Ageratum conyzoides
Dominant family Ericaceae Asteraceae
No. of families (identified species) 74 55
Species richness 329 153
Density (individual∙ha−1) 465 375,777
Basal area of trees (m2∙ha−1) 3237.58
Diversity (Shannon’s H′) 4.64 4.12
Concentration of dominance (Simpson index) 0.02 0.03
Evenness Index 0.81 0.78
Species richness Index (Margalef index of richness) 28.01 15.81