Corbett River Creek

Corbett River Creek

Terrain & Biodiversity

Corbett National Park is a divergent and full of extremities in its habitat as well as in its flora and fauna. This national park is the treasure trove comprising riparian habitats and dry riverbeds. This location is the residence of woodlands and open grasslands, forest-grassland edges, reservoirs and mountainous terrain.

The variety of flora which finds its sanctuary in Corbett National Park includes Sal Shorea robusta forests which cover the majority of the area. This type of Sal is frequently associated with haldu Adina cardifolia.

The higher the elevation, one can also experience bakli Anoqeissus latifolia. The dry river bed areas are covered with TrichoniyaWendlandia heynei, rohni Mallotus phillippinensis and jamun Syzygium cumini. One another notable growth along the Ramganga area is the TrichoniyaWendlandia heynei, rohni Mallotus phillippinensis and jamun Syzygium cumini.

Bamboo variety of plants can also found as regular occurrence in the Corbett National Park. Palm trees which include the Phoenix acauliea and the rare Wallichia densiflora are found in this areas. There has been occurrence of the only indigenous conifer namely chir Pinus roxburghii.

A variety of grasses can also be found in and around the Jim Corbett National Park. Themeda arundinacea, Thysanolena maxima and Vetiveria zizanioides are found in Patli Dun. In the burnt soil thepy are associated with herbs namely Vicoa indica, Crotalaria sp, Desmodium sp, Trichodesma indicum, Lactuca sp, and Polygala sp,

There are scattered distribution of several variety of rare ground orchids which includes Zeuxine sp. and Eulophia sp, as well as the dwarf under-storey shrub Pygmae opremna herbacea.

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