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Flora of Sikkim

Srivastava, R. C.

Flora of Sikkim


by Srivastava, R. C.

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Published by Oriental Enterprises in Dehra Dun .
Written in English

  • India,
  • Sikkim.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- India -- Sikkim.,
    • Plants -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementR.C. Srivastava.
      LC ClassificationsQK358 .S73 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 309 p. :
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL164364M
      LC Control Number99940631

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Flora of Sikkim by Srivastava, R. C. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Flora of Bhutan: Including a Record of Plants from Sikkim: v. 1, Pt. 2 by D. Long and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This category includes the native flora of Sikkim state in India.

Taxa of the lowest rank are always included. Higher taxa are included only if endemic. In accordance with the World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions (WGSRPD), this category is included within the larger region of East Himalaya in Category:Flora of East Himalaya.

Keys to the genera and species based on easily recognizable field characters are also provided. The book will not only fill a gap in the knowledge about the flora of this biosphere reserve, but also will be useful to identify wide range of plants of Sikkim.

Contents. Foreword Preface I. Introduction 1. Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) 2. Sikkim was a fairy tale land ruled by its Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal and Gyalmo Hope Cook. In the midst of the Cold war and the Growing tension between India and China, the Geo political nature of Sikkim, then a protectorate under India became Significant which was the easiest access to the Tibetan Capital Of Lhasa and the Strategic Siliguri Chicken neck corridor /5.

About this book. The Flora of Bhutan is designed to be a record of the flowering plants of Bhutan; as far as possible every species represented from Bhutan in British herbaria, and all reported in botanical literature (excepting dubious or ambiguous records) have been incorporated.

Cultivated plants widely grown in Bhutan are treated, but few botanists have collected or recorded. For documenting flora of India that is being discussed on efloraofindia google e-group along with supplementing the working of the group. Efloraofindia (earlier Indiantreepix) is the largest Google e-group in the world in this field & largest nature related in India devoted to creating awareness, helping in identification etc.

along with discussion & documentation of Indian Flora. Read further to know about flora & fauna of Sikkim Flora Sikkim has approximately 5, blossoming plants, extraordinary orchids, 60 primula species, 36 rhododendron species, 11 oak varieties, 23 bamboo varieties, 16 conifer species, types of ferns & ferns' allies, 8 tree ferns and more than medicinal plants.

First book on Flora of Sikkim. Detailed taxonomic account of 63 Dicot families found in Sikkim, is preceded by Introduction of Sikkim (Topography,Climate,People,Botanical Explorations Author: Ramesh Chandra Srivastava.

The book will not only fill the gap in knowledge about the flora of the biosphere reserve, but also will be useful to identify wide range of plants of Sikkim.

Discover the world's research Sikkim was once a remote mountain kingdom, ruled by Chogyals (Kings) until ; Sikkim is today opening up and proving to be an enchanting new world of friendly, socialite people, exotic flora and fauna, fabulous vistas and serene monastic settlements.

The first study of the flora of Sikkim was undertaken by Sir Joseph Hooker, the noted English botanist. Hooker traveled to the interiors of Sikkim, including remote mountain regions in He published the Rhododendrons of Sikkim in while his record of his travels in Sikkim published as Himalayan Journals is the most comprehensive.

Flora Sikkim. Flora of the Sikkim Himalayas. Read More. Primulas below the Lhonak La pass in June on the trail between Thangu and Muguthang, North Sikkim. Rhododendron campanulatum - Yume Samdong valley aro feet altitude.

Flora of Bhutan has 6, members. "Every Bhutanese is a trustee of the Kingdom’s natural resources and environment for the benefit of the present and. The novel idea of having an academic book celebrating the unique biodiversity of Sikkim was conceptualized by the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Pawan Chamling.

The book has been made possible by sharing of knowledge by several authors, who have contributed in more ways than one.

Several experts have also selflessly contributed their Size: 49KB. Sikkim- a place for peace seekers, for nature lovers and for lifelong travellers.

Apart from being a border state of North-East India, Sikkim is the abode of the India’s highest peak Kangchenjunga.

The wild flora and fauna, ancient monasteries and panoramic beauty of Himalayan array always allures the travel junkies. Orchids of Sikkim By timmy in About sikkim, Latest News Namaste Orchid lovers, here are some of the wonders you can see know flowering if you book for a trek in Sikkim with Hidden Paradise Adventure Tours.

Hooker's Trail & Sikkimese Flora: Joseph Dalton Hooker was a Naturalist who had visited Eastern Himalayas in and around During that time he had visited North Sikkim. In his book “HIMALAYAN JOURNALS” he has elaborately described the Nature and Culture of Sikkim.

The website and travel book were conferred with Award of Excellence by Tourism Department, Government of Sikkim, during World Tourism Day SIKKIM Sikkim is a small stretch of rugged land sandwiched between countries of Nepal in the west and Bhutan in the east.

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Checkout the blog for best travel destinations in India and abroad. Flora and Fauna of Sikkim- Photo Blog. By simranbellani July 8, 1 Comment. Flora and Fauna Sanctuaries. Sikkim or Himalayan wonderland is known for astonishing variety of beautiful birds, animals and flowers more than species of birds, species of butterflies, varieties of orchids, and 40 species of rhododendron.

Get this from a library. Flora of Bhutan: including a record of plants from Sikkim. [A J C Grierson; D G Long]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: Seite Illustrationen, Karten: Responsibility: A.J.C.

Grierson and D.G. Long. The book is a generic book on the state of Sikkim. Although you cannot get inputs on planning your itinerary, a read before heading there is a read well worth the money.

The quality of print and paper is superb. Highly advisable buy for anyone planning to visit this lovely state. This book is for keeps.

Kudos to Amazon delivery!Cited by: 1. Jul - Sanctuariesindia: Here you can get information about Flora and Fauna of Sikkim, India. See more ideas about Flora and fauna, Flora and India pins. The panoramic perfection of the snow-capped Himalayas, the heady scent of flower-bedecked meadows, the vibrant culture and joyous festivals, the infinite variety of its flora and fauna makes it a holiday that is at once fascinating and challenging.

The crowning glory of Sikkim is Mt. Khangchendzonga, the third highest mountain in the world. Best Trekking tours in Sikkim, explore best places to go for trekking in Sikkim. Book online Sikkim trekking packages with the best price guarantee. Bhutan and China, Sikkim is credited for the diverse flora and fauna, splendid culture and awe inspiring landscapes which are worth cherishing.

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The flora of Sikkim include the rhododendron, the state tree, with a wide range of species occurring from subtropical to alpine regions. Sikkim has around 5, flowering plants, rare orchids, 60 primula species, 36 rhododendron species, 11 oak varieties, 23 bamboo varieties, 16 conifer species, types of ferns and ferns allies, 8 tree.

Book: Flora of Bhutan, including a record of plants from Sikkim. Volume 1 parts 1 and 2. : A. Grierson, D. Long. Welcome to Hotel Flora Fountain. We are a one of best budget hotel in Gangtok near Sikkim with worls class facility Flora Fountain, Sungava Gangtok Sikkim +, [email protected] Sikkim is a unique blend of different religion, customs and traditions of different communities.

In the ancient times, Sikkim was occupied by three tribes; Naong, Chang and the Mon. But with the course of time, the inhabitants of the nearby countries became a major inhabitant of the state. FLORA-Sikkim’s local name is “Denzong”, which translates to “valley of rice” which is the chief crop of the state.

Basically, Sikkim can be divided into three zones- the tropical-which is feet above sea level, the temperate-which is feet above sea level and the alpine-which is feet and above.

The heterogeneous flora of Sikkim is manifest with high degree of richness and endemism. Various protected areas and sacred groves located in different districts of the state are part of the cultural heritage and are also playing an important role in conservation of biodiversity of the region.

These traditional practices need to be Size: KB. Flora of Bhutan: Including a Record of Plants from Sikkim, Volume 3, Page 3 A. Grierson, Nicholas R. Pearce, D.

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This book is well-written, but don't buy it on Kindle. I downloaded it on my Ipad so that I could enjoy the photographs better--I visited Sikkim some years ago--but there ARE no photographs, just camera symbols and red exclamation marks where the photographs are supposed to be/5(2).

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Explore the Sikkim Darjeeling Gangtok Lachung - Ifly itinerary 9 days 8 nights to know what it has in store for you!Price Range: ‎₹61, - ‎₹80. In his book “HIMALAYAN JOURNALS” he has elaborately described the Nature and Culture of Sikkim.

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