India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. It is made up of 28 states and 8 union territories. All Indian states have their own government and the Union territories come under the jurisdiction of the Central Government. As most of the other countries India too has a national emblem—the Lion Capital of Sarnath.
Apart from India's national emblem, each of its States and Union Territories have their own state seals and symbols which include state animals, birds, trees, flowers etc. A list of state trees of India is given below. See for a complete list of all State characters and seals.
|Union territory||Common name||Binomial name||Image|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Andaman redwood||Pterocarpus dalbergioides|
|Chandigarh||Mango Tree||Mangifera Indica|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||Not yet designated|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Chinar||Platanus orientalis|
|Ladakh||Not yet designated|
|Lakshadweep||Bread fruit||Artocarpus altilis|
|Puducherry||Bael fruit tree||Aegle marmelos|
- Indian banyan, the national tree of India
- List of Indian state symbols
- List of Indian state flags
- List of Indian state emblems
- List of Indian state mottos
- List of Indian state songs
- List of Indian state foundation days
- List of Indian state animals
- List of Indian state birds
- List of Indian state flowers
- "Symbols of States of India". affairscloud.com.
- "State Trees of India". www.bsienvis.nic.in. ENVIS Resource Partner on Biodiversity. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "Coconut palm declared State tree of Goa". The Hindu. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 2 August 2017.
- "Gujarat forgets state bird, tree and flower". The Times of India. 14 January 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2017.
- Blue Jay (PDF), Orissa Review, 2005, p. 87
- Pipal(Ficus religiosa) – The State Tree of Odisha (PDF), RPRC, 2014
- "Occastional Paper-5, Plant Wealth of The Raj Bhavan, Kolkata" (PDF). Website on The Raj Bhavan, Kolkata from Government of India portal. March 2008. p. 16. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2008.
- State Animal, Bird, Tree and Flower of Chandigarh (PDF). p. 1.
- "Delhi: Area, Population, Languages and Other Details".
- Indian state trees
- Official flora and fauna of various states in India On Biodiversity of India wiki