Additions to the floral wealth of Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh from Churdhar Wildlife Sanctuary

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S.P. Subramani
K.S. Kapoor
G.S. Goraya


A total of 352 species of phenerogams comprising 251 dicotyledons, 97 monocotyledons and four species of gymnosperms belonging to 85 families collected from Nohra Forest Block of Churdhar Wildlife Sanctuary, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh are reported as additions to the district.  This includes 13 threatened species under different Red List assessments, both global and regional and 35 species are endemic to western Himalaya.

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S.P. Subramani, Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB)

Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Forest Campus, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641002, India

K.S. Kapoor, Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI)

Himalayan Forest Research Institute (HFRI), Conifer Campus, Panthaghati, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171009, India

G.S. Goraya, Indian Council of Foretry Research & Education (ICFRE)

Deputy Director General, Indian Council of Foretry Research & Education (ICFRE), Dehra Dun, Uttarkhand 248006, India


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