Enumeration of lichen species on some native and introduced species in Amarkantak forests.
The status of lichen colonization on some native plant tree species and introduced tree species in Amarkantak has been studied. A total of 22 lichen species belonging to 9 families have been recorded. Shorea robusta showed the maximum growth of lichen followed by Pinus caribaea and Mallotus philippensis. Amarkantak represent great lichen diversity due to the topography, climatic variations and high rainfall.