India which is known as a “Union of States” is a land of wide range of cultural, geographical, regions and social diversity in itself. Each state of India has its own distinct art and culture, clothing and cuisine. This is the reason that each Indian state has its own symbols and unique identities.
Today we are going to learn about one such diversity that is known as State trees of that particular state.
Which is the state tree of India?
Indian fig tree (Banyan), Fiscus bengalensis, whose branches take root like new trees over a large area and then these roots give rise to other branches. The specialty of this tree is that due to its longevity, this tree is considered immortal.
Which is the state tree of Maharashtra?
This tree, commonly known as mango, is a species of flowering plant in the family Anacardiaceae.
Which state of India has more trees?
The total forest and tree cover in India is 807,276 km (80.73 million ha), which is 24.56 per cent of the total geographical area of the country. As of 2019, there has been an increase of 2261 sq km in the forest area. Madhya Pradesh has the largest forest area by area, followed by Arunachal Pradesh.
Which is the oldest tree in India?
The Banyan tree is considered to be the oldest tree in the world.
Who is called the king of trees?
Oaks is called the king of trees.
How many types of trees were found in India in 2021?
A new report released on September 1, 2021 shows that 469 (18 percent) of India’s 2,603 tree species are on the verge of extinction. While India is also home to 650 endemic tree species which are not found anywhere else.
Which country does not have trees?
Nauru, San Marino, Qatar, Greenland and Gibraltar – while there are 12 other countries with less than one percent trees.
List Of State Trees Of India
|State||Common name||Binomial name|
|Andhra Pradesh||Neem||Azadirachta indica|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Hollong||Dipterocarpus macrocarpus|
|Bihar||Sacred fig (Peepal)||Ficus religiosa|
|Haryana||Sacred fig||Ficus religiosa|
|Himachal Pradesh||Deodar||Cedrus deodara|
|Madhya Pradesh||Banyan||Ficus benghalensis|
|Meghalaya||White teak||Gmelina arborea|
|Mizoram||Iron wood||Mesua ferrea|
|Odisha||Sacred fig (Ashwattha)||Ficus religiosa|
|Punjab||Indian rosewood||Dalbergia sissoo|
|Tamil Nadu||Palmyra palm||Borassus|
|Uttar Pradesh||Ashoka||Saraca asoca|
|West Bengal||Alstonia||Alstonia scholaris|
List Of Trees Of Union Territories
|Union territory||Common name||Binomial name|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Andaman redwood||Pterocarpus dalbergioides|
|Chandigarh||Mango Tree||Mangifera Indica|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||Not yet designated|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Chinar||Platanus orientalis|
|Ladakh||Not yet designated|
|Lakshadweep||Bread fruit||Artocarpus altilis|
|Puducherry||Bael fruit tree||Aegle marmelos|