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Important Fauna

Important Flora

Common name

Zoological Name

Common name

Botanical Name

Fishing Cat

Prionailurus viverrinus

Amaltas

Cassia fistula

Hog Deer

Axis porcinus

Bahera

Terminalia bellerica

Indian squirrel

Funambulus pennanti

Bel

Aegle mermelos

Jackal

Canis aureus

Chitta siris

 Albizia procera

Jungle Cat

Felis chaus

Drek

Melia azadirachta

Mongoose

Herpestus edwardsi

Water Hyacinth

Eichhornia crassipes

Smooth Indian Otter

Lutra perspicillata

Elephant Grass

Pennistum purpureum

Wild boar

Sus scrofa

Gandhela

Murraya koengii

Bar Headed Goose

Anser indicus

Kahi

Saccharum spontaneum

Common Pochard

Aythya ferina

Kachnar

Bauhinia variegata

Fishing Eagle

Haliaeetus leucoryphus

Kala Siris

Albizia lebbeck

Indian Skimmer

Rynchops albicollis

Khair

Acacia catechu

Red Crested Pochard

Rhodonessa rufina

Khajoor

Phoenix sylvestris

Red munia

Amandava amandava

Napier Grass

Pennisetum purpureum

Syke’s Nightjar

Caprimulgus mahrattensis

Nara

Arundinaria falcate

Whistling Teal

Dendrocygna javanica

Puthkanda

Achyranthus aspera

White-Eyed Pochard

Aythya nynoca

Sukchain

Pongamia pinnata


Source: Chief Wildlife Warden, Punjab, 2009 (Personal communication)