List of Indian state trees

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India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. It is made up of 29 states and 7 union territories. All Indian states have their own government and 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. 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.[1] A list of state trees of India is given below. See Symbols of Indian states and territories for a complete list of all State characters and seals.

State Common name Scientific name Image
Andhra Pradesh Neem Azadirachta indica Neem (Azadirachta indica) in Hyderabad W IMG 6976.jpg
Arunachal Pradesh Hollong Dipterocarpus macrocarpus
Assam Hollong Dipterocarpus macrocarpus
Bihar Sacred fig Ficus religiosa Ficus religiosa Bo.jpg
Chhattisgarh Sal Shorea robusta Sal (Shorea robusta)- old leaf at Jayanti, Duars W Picture 122.jpg
Goa Asna Terminalia elliptica Water storage in terminalia tomentosa.JPG
Gujarat Mango Mangifera indica Mangifera indica. Tropical Brazil.JPG
Haryana Sacred fig Ficus religiosa Ficus religiosa Bo.jpg
Himachal Pradesh Deodar Cedrus deodara Cedrus deodara Himalajazeder.JPG
Jammu and Kashmir Horse chestnut Aesculus indica Aesculus indica tree.jpg
Jharkhand Sal Shorea robusta Sal (Shorea robusta)- old leaf at Jayanti, Duars W Picture 122.jpg
Karnataka Sandalwood Santalum album Sandal leaf.jpg
Kerala Coconut Cocos nucifera Starr 031209-0059 Cocos nucifera.jpg
Madhya Pradesh Banyan Ficus benghalensis Ficus-Benghalensis-Coral-Gables.JPG
Maharashtra Mango Mangifera indica Mangifera indica. Tropical Brazil.JPG
Manipur Toona Toona Starr 020803-0078 Toona ciliata.jpg
Meghalaya White teak Gmelina arborea Gmelina arborea bark I IMG 3543.jpg
Mizoram Iron wood Mesua ferrea MesuaFerrea IronWood.jpg
Nagaland Alder Alnus nepalensis Alnus incana rugosa leaves.jpg
Odisha Ashwatha[2] Ficus religiosa Ficus religiosa Bo.jpg
Punjab Indian Rosewood Dalbergia sissoo Dalbergia sissoo Bra24.png
Rajasthan Khejri Prosopis cineraria Jhand (Prosopis cineraria) at Hodal W IMG 1191.jpg
Sikkim Rhododendron Rhododendron niveum Rhododendron niveum - University of Copenhagen Botanical Garden - DSC07606.JPG
Tamil Nadu Palmyra palm Borassus Borassus flabellifer.jpg
Telangana Jammi Prosopis cineraria Jhand (Prosopis cineraria) at Hodal W IMG 1191.jpg
Tripura Agar Aquillaria agallocha
Uttar Pradesh Ashoka Saraca asoca Sita-Ashok (Saraca asoca) leaves & flowers in Kolkata W IMG 2272.jpg
Uttarakhand Burans Rhododendron arboreum Rhododendron arboreum 2009.jpg
West Bengal Alstonia Alstonia scholaris [3] Alstonia scholaris.jpg
Union territory Common name Scientific name Image
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Chandigarh
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
Delhi
Lakshadweep Bread fruit Artocarpus altilis Uru-tahiti1.jpg
Puducherry Bael fruit tree Aegle marmelos Bael (Aegle marmelos) tree at Narendrapur W IMG 4116.jpg

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.affairscloud.com/symbols-of-states-of-india/
  2. ^ "Orissa State Symbols". mapsofindia.com. 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2012. the state tree is the imposing ‘Ashwatha’ tree 
  3. ^ "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. Retrieved 2008-12-23. 

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