List of Indian state trees

Summary

India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. It is made up of 28 states and 8 union territories. All Indian states have their own government and the Union territories come under the jurisdiction of the Central Government. As most of the other countries India too has a national emblem—the Lion Capital of Sarnath.

Apart from India's national emblem, each of its States and Union Territories have their own state seals and symbols which include state animals, birds, trees, flowers etc.[1] A list of state trees of India is given below. See for a complete list of all State characters and seals.

StatesEdit

State Common name Binomial name Image
Andhra Pradesh Neem[2] Azadirachta indica  
Arunachal Pradesh Hollong Dipterocarpus macrocarpus  
Assam Hollong Dipterocarpus macrocarpus  
Bihar Sacred fig (Peepal) Ficus religiosa  
Chhattisgarh Sal Shorea robusta  
Goa Coconut[3] Cocos nucifera  
Gujarat Banyan[4] Ficus benghalensis  
Haryana Sacred fig[2] Ficus religiosa  
Himachal Pradesh Deodar Cedrus deodara  
Jharkhand Sal Shorea robusta  
Karnataka Sandalwood Santalum album  
Kerala Coconut[2] Cocos nucifera  
Madhya Pradesh Banyan Ficus benghalensis  
Maharashtra Mango Mangifera indica  
Manipur Uningthou[2] Phoebe hainesiana  
Meghalaya White teak Gmelina arborea  
Mizoram Iron wood Mesua ferrea  
Nagaland Alder Alnus nepalensis  
Odisha Sacred fig (Ashwattha) Ficus religiosa[5][6]  
Punjab Indian rosewood[2] Dalbergia sissoo  
Rajasthan Khejri[2] Prosopis cineraria  
Sikkim Rhododendron Rhododendron niveum  
Tamil Nadu Palmyra palm Borassus  
Telangana Jammi Prosopis cineraria  
Tripura Agar Aquillaria agallocha  
Uttar Pradesh Ashoka Saraca asoca  
Uttarakhand Burans Rhododendron arboreum  
West Bengal Alstonia , ছাতিম গাছ Alstonia scholaris [7]  

Union territoriesEdit

Union territory Common name Binomial name Image
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman redwood[2] Pterocarpus dalbergioides  
Chandigarh Mango Tree[8] Mangifera Indica  
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Not yet designated
Delhi Flamboyant[9] Delonix regia  
Jammu and Kashmir Chinar Platanus orientalis  
Ladakh Not yet designated
Lakshadweep Bread fruit Artocarpus altilis  
Puducherry Bael fruit tree Aegle marmelos  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Symbols of States of India". affairscloud.com.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "State Trees of India". www.bsienvis.nic.in. ENVIS Resource Partner on Biodiversity. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Coconut palm declared State tree of Goa". The Hindu. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Gujarat forgets state bird, tree and flower". The Times of India. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
  5. ^ Blue Jay (PDF), Orissa Review, 2005, p. 87
  6. ^ Pipal(Ficus religiosa) – The State Tree of Odisha (PDF), RPRC, 2014
  7. ^ "Occastional Paper-5, Plant Wealth of The Raj Bhavan, Kolkata" (PDF). Website on The Raj Bhavan, Kolkata from Government of India portal. March 2008. p. 16. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2008.
  8. ^ State Animal, Bird, Tree and Flower of Chandigarh (PDF). p. 1.
  9. ^ "Delhi: Area, Population, Languages and Other Details".

External linksEdit

  • Indian state trees
  • Official flora and fauna of various states in India On Biodiversity of India wiki