Seed Plants of Mahananda Wildlife Sa…

Checklist dataset published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

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Seed Plants of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

Description

This is a list of seed plants (angiosperms and gymnosperms) recorded from the Mahananda Wildlife sanctuary.

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Administrative contact
ICIMOD
ICIMOD Khumaltar GPO Box No 3226 Lalitpur Kathmandu Nepal
Metadata author
Neha Bisht
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ICIMOD Khumaltar GPO Box No 3226 Lalitpur Kathmandu Nepal
Originator
ICIMOD
ICIMOD Khumaltar GPO Box No 3226 Lalitpur Kathmandu Nepal

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Publication Date

Mar 1, 2012

Registration Date

Mar 12, 2012

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Description

The Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is the most important sanctuary in north Bengal. It is located on the west bank of the Teesta River in the Terai plains of Darjeeling. It includes nine major forest ra… more

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The Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is the most important sanctuary in north Bengal. It is located on the west bank of the Teesta River in the Terai plains of Darjeeling. It includes nine major forest ranges: Kalijhora, Latpanchor, Punding, Sukuna, Gulma, Toribari, Sevoke, Seventh Mile, and Latlong. Vegetation types include grassland, riparian forest, floodplain forest, sal forest, and mixed forest near the river, with drought deciduous hill forest at higher elevations. The Terai belt of the Sanctuary is an important corridor for elephants migrating from Nepal through West Bengal to Assam.

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Study area description

The Kangchenjunga Landscape encompasses the southern stretch of landscape surrounding Mt Kangchenjunga (8,586m), which spreads over diverse ecological zones in eastern Nepal, Darjeeling and Sikkim in India, and western Bhutan. On the northern side, a small part of the northern slope extends into the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Funding

The MacArthur Foundation

Project Personnel

Point of contact
Nakul Chettri