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List Of State Wise Trees In India: Some Interesting Facts On Indian Trees

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.

List Of State Wise Trees In India

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?

Mangifera indica
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

ABC
1
StateCommon nameBinomial name
2
Andhra PradeshNeemAzadirachta indica
3
Arunachal PradeshHollongDipterocarpus macrocarpus
4
AssamHollongDipterocarpus macrocarpus
5
BiharSacred fig (Peepal)Ficus religiosa
6
ChhattisgarhSalShorea robusta
7
GoaCoconutCocos nucifera
8
GujaratBanyanFicus benghalensis
9
HaryanaSacred figFicus religiosa
10
Himachal PradeshDeodarCedrus deodara
11
JharkhandSalShorea robusta
12
KarnatakaSandalwoodSantalum album
13
KeralaCoconutCocos nucifera
14
Madhya PradeshBanyanFicus benghalensis
15
MaharashtraMangoMangifera indica
16
ManipurUningthouPhoebe hainesiana
17
MeghalayaWhite teakGmelina arborea
18
MizoramIron woodMesua ferrea
19
NagalandAlderAlnus nepalensis
20
Odisha
Sacred fig (Ashwattha)
Ficus religiosa
21
PunjabIndian rosewoodDalbergia sissoo
22
RajasthanKhejriProsopis cineraria
23
SikkimRhododendronRhododendron niveum
24
Tamil NaduPalmyra palmBorassus
25
TelanganaJammiProsopis cineraria
26
TripuraAgarAquillaria agallocha
27
Uttar PradeshAshokaSaraca asoca
28
UttarakhandBuransRhododendron arboreum
29
West BengalAlstoniaAlstonia scholaris

List Of Trees Of Union Territories

ABC
1
Union territoryCommon nameBinomial name
2
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsAndaman redwood[2]Pterocarpus dalbergioides
3
ChandigarhMango Tree[8]Mangifera Indica
4
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and DiuNot yet designated
5
DelhiFlamboyant[9]Delonix regia
6
Jammu and KashmirChinarPlatanus orientalis
7
LadakhNot yet designated
8
LakshadweepBread fruitArtocarpus altilis
9
PuducherryBael fruit treeAegle marmelos
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