Table 2: List of plant species studied with their abbreviation, family, sampling site, growth form (T: tree; S: shrub; C: climber) and leaf habit (E: evergreen and D: deciduous).

S. No.SpeciesAbbreviationFamilySampling site*Growth formLeaf habit

1Bauhinia variegata Linn.BvaCaesalpiniaceaeG, S, M, RTD
2Caesalpinia pulcherrima (Linn.) Sw.CpuCaesalpiniaceaeG, M, RSE
3Cassia fistula Linn.CfiCaesalpiniaceaeG, S, M, RTD
4Cassia glauca Lam.CglCaesalpiniaceaeG, S, RSE
5Cassia siamea Lamk.CsiCaesalpiniaceaeG, RTE
6Delonix regia Rafin.DreCaesalpiniaceaeG, S, MTD
7Parkinsonia aculeata Linn.PacCaesalpiniaceaeG, RTD
8Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn.AauMimosaceaeG, M, RTE
9Acacia nilotica DelileAniMimosaceaeG, RTE
10Albizia lebbeck Benth.AleMimosaceaeG, STD
11Calliandra tweedii Benth.CtwMimosaceaeG, RSE
12Prosopis juliflora DC.PjuMimosaceaeG, S, MTE
13Abrus precatorius Linn.ApePapilionaceaeG, S, RCD
14Butea monosperma (Lam.) KuntzeBmoPapilionaceaeG, RTD
15Dalbergia sissoo Roxb.DsiPapilionaceaeG, S, M, RTD

Sampling sites shown in Figure 1.