plants in india

There are estimated to be over 48,000 species of plants and about 17,500 species of angiosperms (flowering plants) in India, which constitute some 6-7 percent of the total plant species in the world.India is one of the 12 megadiversity centers of the world with two hotspots in western ghats and north east. according to the botanical survey  of india in 2021  the plant diversity of india stands at 54 733 taxa including 21849 angiosperms 82 gymnosperms 1310 pteridophytes 2791 bryophytes 2961 lichens, 15504 fungi 8979 algae and 1257 microbes. Books on plants in india


flowering plants

 Lotus is the official flower of india  Click for more

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garden plants

 Gardenig has been popular in India since ancient times. References of gardens date back to the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata   Click here for more

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Location of india
.India lies on the Indian Plate, the northern portion of the Indo-Australian Plate, whose continental crust forms the Indian subcontinent. It is situated north of the equator between 8°4' and 37°6' north latitude and 68°7' and 97°25' east longitude. India is in south asia


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