District Wise Raising Plantation of Karnataka . Karnataka Profile. Sandal wood is Karnataka's State tree and the State flower is Lotus. Located in the Hennagara village of Karnataka, a government school celebrated the anniversary of planting 5,500 trees on World Earth Day on its premises. 2. Database on Medicinal Plants . Teak and sandalwood trees are found on the eastern slopes. 2.2. Grown in: Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. Carambola is a fruit with a waxy skin and a green to golden yellow color. Pl. S. Suryaprakash from the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Agricultural Sciences, on behalf of the Karnataka State Forest Department, prepared a report citing the importance of NTFPs (Non-Timber Forest Produce) to the tribal communities and the tribal economy. Birds of Karnataka. Alstonia scholaris is also known as devil tree, native to the Indian subcontinent. Alphonso variety was perhaps introduced by the Portuguese. No, don’t be alarmed by the word “develop” – in this case, the word attributes to an increase of green cover. Carambola (Star Fruit) Photo Source. Following are the chief varieties of timber (trees)which are used for engineering purposes in India which implies life is better due to the presence of this wood in India: Common name Binomial nomenclature ... Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Tamil Nadu Local names/Common names/Vernacular names: Chinese Juniper (English) Juniperus communis L., Sp. mi). Butterflies of Karnataka. The tree is state tree of West Bengal and known as Saptaparni in Bengali. “Considering its rocky terrain and lack of water facilities, we selected trees such as fig, banyan and other ficus varieties whose roots can penetrate even in rocky surfaces, and native trees. The tree mostly occurs in Central region of India and one of the main trees of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Forests of Karnataka … km, as per the annual report of the state’s Forest Department for the year 2014-15. Geo-Spatial Data of Mysore Water bodies. Tree species rich-ness was 60, 17, and 78 ha−1, respectively, for native tree-based, exotic tree-based, and mixed systems (Sathish 2005). Distribution: Karnataka (cultivated as an ornamental), wild in W Himalaya, cultivated elsewhere in India; Economic Survey Karnataka . Geo-spatial Data of Bangalore Lakes. and native had the highest value of 2.94. The recorded forest area of Karnataka is 43,356.47 sq. Fauna of Bangalore. 1040.1753. Trees are the stars at this blissful beachside home in Karnataka Tucked away in a cove in the Aghanashini estuarine ecosystem on the coast of Karnataka, conservationist Mangal Shetty and his wife Ambika live in a house that is built organically into the environment GRIDSS of Ramnagar District. 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