DIVERSITY AND NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS OF GENUSALTERNANTHERA FORSSK. IN THE AREA OF WESTERN GHATS,KARNATAKA, INDIASathisha A.M., Abhijit H.U. and Kalleshappa. K.M.
Present communication provides the diversity of Alternanthera genus of family Amarantheceae by conductingextensive and intensive field survey from July 2018- July 2021, in the different parts of Chikkamagalurudistrict of Karnataka. A total of 6 species were documented and their nutritive values were determined.