Forests

FOREST TYPES:

According to Champion and Seth’s concept of classification of the forest types of India, the forests of Palamau Tiger Reserve fall under the following types and sub types:

 

Type I – Moist Tropical Forests

Groups 3 – Tropical Moist Deciduous forests

Sub – Groups –   3C Northern Indian Moist deciduous forests

Sub – Types – 3C 2(e) Moist peninsular Sal forests

Type II – Dry Tropical Forests

Group 5- Tropical Dry Deciduous Forests

Sub- Group 5B- Northern Tropical Dry deciduous forests

Sub- types:    (i). 5B/C1 (e)- Dry peninsular Sal forests

(ii). 5B/C2- Northern dry mixed deciduous forests

(iii). 5B/E6- Aegle forest

(iv). 5B/E9- Dry bamboo brake

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II. FOREST COVER
The forest cover the core and buffer area of Palamau Tiger Reserve is represented as follows:

 

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