BANDHAVGARH TIGER RESERVE

Flora

For the general understanding purpose, the forest of BTR may be termed as ‘Moist Mixed Deciduous Forest with predominance of Sal’ and it may be classified in following categories:

• Sal Forest

• Mixed Forest

• Grasslands

Trees and plants which are commonly found in BTR are:

Sal (Shorea robusta), Saj (Terminalia tomentosa), Dhaora/Dhavda (Anogeissus latifolia), Tendu (Diospyros melanoxylon),Baheda(Terminalia bellerica), Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Palas (Butea monosperma), Salai (Boswellia serrata), Bhirra (Chloroxylon sweitenia), Gamar (Gmelina arborea), Dhaman (Grewia tiliifolia), Mango (Mangifera indica), Jamun (Syzygium cumini), Bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus), etc.