BIONATURE

BIONATURE, ISSN No. : 0970-9835 (Print), 0974-4282 (Online), Vol.: 37, Issue.: 2

Original Research Article

FLORA OF JARGA HILLS OF SOUTHERN RAJASTHAN, INDIA

 

SATISH KUMAR SHARMA1*

Assistant Conservator of Forest (Retd.), 14-15, Chakariya Amba, Saket Colony, Rampura Choraha, Jhadol Road, Udaipur, Rajasthan, Pin- 313001, India. 

Abstracts

Jarga hill is confined to Udaipur and Rajsamand districts in southern Aravallis. It is a notified reserve forest in the records of forest department. Total area of Jarga Reserve forest block is 2799 ha. This forest is rich in floral diversity. As many as 424 flowering plant species, belongs to 312 genera and 99 families are confined to Jarga forest. Herb and tree species are dominant in this reserve forest. Being close to Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary its protection and conservation is needed because it can sustain the spillover animals of the sanctuary. 

Keywords :

Flora, Jarga hill, Southern Rajasthan.