Knowledge bank of forests of India

This website is an initiative for conservation of forest, spread awareness about them and document traditional ecological knowledge.


This is an initiative to create a knowledge bank of Indian forests and information to conserve them.

Indian Tree Ecology Series

Medium Tree

Garuga pinnata

Botanical name: Garuga pinnata Common name:  Garuga, Kakad Distribution: Throughout India Habitat: Deciduous forests Habit: Medium Tree Deciduous tree Ecology: Bees and butterflies visits flowers

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Medium Tree

Adina cordifolia

Botanical name: Adina cordifolia Common name:  Yellow Teak, Haldu Distribution: Central and southern India Habitat: Moist deciduous forests Habit: Large Tree Deciduous tree Specific Properties:

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Dalbergia sissoo shisham tree

Dalbergia sissoo

    Botanical name: Dalbergia sissoo Common name: Indian rosewood, Shisham Distribution: Throughout India Habitat: Semi evergreen forests Habit: ·         Medium Tree ·         Evergreen tree

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