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Trees of Sikkim Himalaya

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Published by Indus Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Sikkim.,
  • Himalaya Mountains.,
  • Sikkim,
  • Himalaya Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Trees -- India -- Sikkim.,
    • Trees -- Himalaya Mountains.,
    • Trees -- India -- Sikkim -- Pictorial works.,
    • Trees -- Himalaya Mountains -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementTopdhan Rai, Lalitkumar Rai.
      ContributionsRai, Lalitkumar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK358 .R277 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination119 p. :
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1064366M
      ISBN 108173870012
      LC Control Number93911136

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Trees of Sikkim Himalaya by Topdhan Rai Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Trees of the Sikkim Himalaya on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Trees of the Sikkim Himalaya: Topdhan Rai, Lalitkumar Rai: : Books Skip to 3/5(1).

This facsimile edition of Hooker's The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya has been reproduced from an original held in the Library, Art & Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Its publication in three volumes between and was an unparalleled commercial success for Hooker.

About this book Illustrated accounts of four eventful treks in the mountainous northern parts of this Indian state, exploring valleys which no western botanist had visited for years.

The book includes maps, a bibliography and a glossary of Sikkimese terms, together with a specially commissioned article on the forest orchids of Sikkim by. Sikkim was a fairy tale land ruled by its Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal and Gyalmo Hope Cook.

In the midst of the Cold war and the Growing tension between India and China, the Geo political nature of Sikkim, then a protectorate under India became Significant which was the easiest access to the Tibetan Capital Of Lhasa and the Strategic Siliguri Chicken neck corridor of India/5.

Inner renges of Sikkim Himalaya particularly in Lachen at 2,m. In cliff habitat overhanging rivers usually pendulous from oak, pine and pine and Michelia trees. Government of Sikkim [Total Pages: ] Download Cover Page [ June, ] Official Release of the Book by the Hon'ble Chief Minister- Sikkim, Shri.

Pawan Chamling during the World Environment Day Celebration at Chintan Bhawan, Gangtok on 5th June ». The book though titled as 'Trees of Pune' is useful for every city because most of the trees would be found in every city.

The book is priced at Rs. and as indicated earlier a discount of Rs. is the privilege of ITP members. Many authors have documented ethnomedicinal plants of Sikkim Himalaya based on local traditional knowledge and practi[27][28][29] [30] [31][32][33]. However, very few studies have been.

Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rai, Topdhan. Trees of Sikkim Himalaya. New Delhi: Indus Pub. Co., (OCoLC)   Sahni KC () The book of Indian trees. Bombay Natural History Society and Oxford University Press, Mumbai Google Scholar Samant SS, Dhar U () Diversity, endemism and economic potential of wild edible plants of Indian : D.

Singh, P. Pusalkar. Orchids, figs, laurel, bananas, sal trees and bamboo grow in the Himalayan subtropical broadleaf forests of the lower altitudes of Sikkim. In the temperate elevations above 1, metres (4, ft) there are Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests, where oaks, chestnuts, maples, birches, alders, and magnolias grow in large numbers, as well as Himalayan subtropical pine forests, dominated by Chir l: Gangtok.

Eastern Himalaya, with its unique biodiversity and habitats hosts a wide range of flora, of which orchids have attracted much attention since long. Intwo British botanists, Sir George King and Robert Pantling, with the help of Lepcha collectors, published their monumental work, The Orchids of Sikkim.

History of Darjeeling And The Sikkim Himalaya by K.C. Bhanja. Buy History of Darjeeling And The Sikkim Himalaya online for Rs. () - Free Shipping and Cash on Delivery All Over India. The book "Flora of Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve, Sikkim" provides the detailed floristic account of 11 species of gymnosperms and species of angiosperms.

Sikkim, India Folk Medicinal Plants in the Sikkim Himalayas of India Abstract This report deals with 64 species of plants belonging to 42 families and 57 genera.

The plants discussed are all used as medicine among ethnic groups in Sikkim. Important ail­ ments purportedly cured by these plants are epilepsy, leprosy, paralysis, asthma, typhoid.

For my book White Mountain: Real and Imagined Journeys in the Himalayas, I read hundreds of books – some skimmed, some pored over and reread several times.

After a while, I. Project purpose Trees for Himalayan Biodiversity Location Plantation of 15, indigenous tree saplings at schools, monasteries and reserve forest areas in Dalapchand and Aritar Gram Panchayat, East Sikkim situated at 27’” N and 88’” E.

Sikkim and Botanical Survey of India Gangtok. i-ix, (BOOK) 3. Kholia, B.S. Maidenhair ferns of Sikkim Himalaya: Diversity and future directions for domestication.

Abstract no st Session of Indian Science Congress- Jammu. Kholia, B.S. Traditional Uses of Pteridophytes in Sikkim Sanjeev. For documenting flora of India that is being discussed on efloraofindia google e-group along with supplementing the working of the group.

Efloraofindia (earlier Indiantreepix) is the largest Google e-group in the world in this field & largest nature related in India devoted to creating awareness, helping in identification etc.

along with discussion & documentation of Indian Flora. Sujoy Das has trekked and photographed in Sikkim, Nepal, Garhwal, Kumaon, Kashmir and Himachal for the last twenty years.

His photographs on the Himalaya have been exhibited at the Festival of India photographic exhibition `Pratibimba' which toured the USSR in and at the International Mountaineering Foundation Museum in Cited by: 1.

Picea spinulosa, the Sikkim spruce, is a spruce native to the eastern Himalaya, in India (), Nepal and grows at altitudes of 2, m in mixed coniferous forests. It is a large evergreen tree growing to 40–55 m tall (exceptionally to 65 m), and with a trunk diameter of up to m.

It has a conical crown with level branches and usually pendulous : Tracheophytes. Kangchenjunga, also spelled Kanchenjunga, is the third highest mountain in the rises with an elevation of 8, m (28, ft) in a section of the Himalayas called Kangchenjunga Himal delimited in the west by the Tamur River, in the north by the Lhonak Chu and Jongsang La, and in the east by the Teesta River.

It lies between Nepal and Sikkim, India, with three of the five peaks (Main Elevation: 8, m (28, ft) , Ranked 3rd. In the book Rhododendrons of the Sikkim-Himalaya () Hooker described the plant as: “A small bush, averaging six feet in height, rounded in form, of a bright cheerful green hue, and which, when loaded with its inflorescence of surpassing delicacy and grace, claims precedence over its more gaudy congeners, and has always been regarded.

Abstract. The Salt Range sequence dips below the Potwar basin, which is the regime of the Siwaliks with rich vertebrate fossil content. The Lesser Himalayan Sequence (LHS), delimited to the south by the Main Boundary Thrust (MBT) with the Siwaliks on the underthrust side, is about 20–35 km wide and records low-grade metamorphism, and metamorphic intensity increases to the north and northeast.

Sikkim Himalaya; Flora Sikkim. Flora of the Sikkim Himalayas. Read More. Primulas below the Lhonak La pass in June on the trail between Thangu and Muguthang, North Sikkim.

Rhododendron campanulatum - Yume Samdong valley aro feet altitude. The Himalayan Blue Poppy - altitude aro feet Yume Samdong valley, North Sikkim. The Sikkim Himalaya, comprising the present State of Sikkim and the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council of West Bengal, cov sq km of extremely mountainous terrain.

Much of the credit for drawing the attention of the scientific community to the biological richness of this region goes to Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, an eminent Victorian. The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya Joseph Hooker, born years ago this year, may have been the greatest botanist of the nineteenth century, professionalizing practice of the discipline and establishing the system of botanical classification used almost universally until the advent of Author: Virginia Mills.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ALPINE FLORA IN SIKKIM HIMALAYA Yasmeen Telwala ABSTRACT F ambient air temperature was recorded by Hooker in during his botanical explorations to Sikkim Himalaya in his book “The Himalayan Journal”.

Hooker’s temperature data is available for three altitudinal The tree lines in European mountains have. The Himalayas, or Himalaya (/ ˌ h ɪ m ə ˈ l eɪ ə, h ɪ ˈ m ɑː l ə j ə /), (Sanskrit: himá (हिम, "snow") and ā-laya (आलय, "receptacle, dwelling")), is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan range has many of Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest (Nepal/China).The Himalayas include over Coordinates: 27°59′N 86°55′E /.

The Hidden Himalaya Sikkim trek that stretches from an altitude of 1, meters to 4, meters, from Yuksom to Goecha La, traverses through hidden and unexplored areas in Sikkim including Tshoka, Phedang and Kanchenjunga-Nepal peaks will bring marvelous expeditions around the Himalayan valleys.

Sikkim falls under Himalayan (2) Bio-geographic zone & Central Himalaya (2c) biotic provincehaving about 9 types of forests types (Champion & Seth). The State is. A recent attempt to open a beyul occurred inwhen the Tibetan lama Tulshuk Lingpa journeyed to Sikkim in order to 'open' Beyul Demoshong, a beyul fabled to exist on the slopes of Mount Kanchenjunga straddling the Nepal/Sikkim border.

He took with him over followers from across the Himalayas and Tibet, each of whom had given away his. Brief history of health culture in Sikkim. Sikkim is known to the Lepchas as “Nye-mael-liang” meaning is also called “Ren-Jong” meaning the land of present name Sikkim is of Nepali origin and derived from Sukhim meaning new house or new place.

Another derivation from the Sanskrit word Sikhim suggests the meaning mountain country. Rhododendron / ˌ r oʊ d ə ˈ d ɛ n d r ə n / (from Ancient Greek ῥόδον rhódon "rose" and δένδρον déndron "tree") is a genus of 1, species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous, and found mainly in Asia, although it is also widespread throughout the lowland and montane forests of the Pacific Northwest, California, and the highlands Family: Ericaceae.

Trekking in Sikkim & Darjeeling: Treks which are in the Indian state of Sikkim or part of Darjeeling in West Bengal. When we think a trek in Eastern Himalayas, probably it will be in either Sikkim or Darjeeling. Being geographically connected, Sikkim and Darjeeling are similar in many aspects.

Be it weather wise or culturally. Rhododendron grande is a rhododendron species with a native range from eastern Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan into central Arunachal Pradesh and southern grows at altitudes of – meters and reaches 6–15 meters in height in mixed forests.

Flowers vary from cream to yellow to pink, spotted with a blotch on the top : Ericaceae. This year sees the bicentenary of the birth of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker () and in celebration the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has brought out a new facsimile edition of ‘ The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya ‘.

The original publication was in three volumes, produced between andand became an unparalleled commercial success for Hooker. From apples to vegetables in Sikkim. Apple trees are above Thalarla (at a higher altitude).” The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region is one of the world’s youngest, highest and most fragile mountain systems.

It is one of the areas most vulnerable to climate change, where temperatures are rising much faster than the global average. Himalaya: Mountains of Life is a new coffee-table book published by the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Asia's leading environmental nongovernmental organization.

Just as a kaleidoscope never ceases to amaze with its grandeur of color and pattern, this page, large-format book, packed with stunning images of landscape, wildlife, and people of the Himalaya Cited by: 1.

The Himalaya Club and Other Entertainments From the Raj by John Lang. John Lang’s The Himalaya Club and Other Entertainments From the Raj has been described as a ‘Chhota peg of sinful delight’. It is a window to life in 19 th century British India.

Scandals, elopements, farcical court-martials, drunken travels, and even an inebriated. Bulbophyllum kingii Hook.f. Blooms in the month of October/November. (This photographic evidence is part of a research program to re-document all the orchid species described by Sir George King and.See more of The Orchids of the Sikkim-Himalaya by Naresh Swami on Facebook.

Log In. Forgot account? or. Create New Account. Not Now. Related Pages. Equaflor-A. Company. Peruflora Peruvian Orchids. Agriculture. Ecuagenera Tours. Tour Guide. The Orchid Zone. Local Business. Orchid Tree. Garden Center. Oil Painting Tips and Tricks. Artist.The Rhododendrons of Sikkim-Himalaya; being an account, botanical and geographical, of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the mountains of eastern Himalaya, from drawings and descriptions made on the spot, during a government botanical mission to that country.