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Important Fauna

Important Flora

Common Name

Zoological Name

Common name

Botanical Name

Hog deer

Axis porcinus

Aak

Calotropis procera

Indian Pangolin

Manis crassiaudata

Amaltas

Cassia fistula

Python

Python molurus

Amb

Embelica officinalis

Sambar

Cervus unicolor

Amla

Embelica officinalis

Smooth Indian otter

Lutra lutra

Arjun

Terminalia arjuna

Bank myna

Acridotheres ginginianus

Ashwaganda

Withania somnifera         

Black headed bunting

Embemza melangcephala

Bel

Aegle marmelos

Blue winged teal

Anas querquedula

Bahera

Terminalia belerica

Brown fronted woodpecker

Dendrocopos auriceps

Bamboo Bains                             

Bambusa arundinaceae               

Common Poachard

Aythya ferina

Bhung

Cannabis sativa                

Common sandpiper

Vanellus   hypoleuces

Bohr

Ficus bengalensis

Common teal

Anas cercca

Brahmi  

Bacopa monieri                                      

Coot

Fulica atra

Devil tree

Alstonia scholaris

European kestrel

Falco tinnunculus

Dhak

Butea monosperma

Green parakeet 

Psittacula eupatria

Dodak    

Euphorbia hirta      

House sparrow

Paseer domesticus

Drek

Melia azadrichta

Indian black winged stilt

Himantopus himantopus

Ek dandi

Tridex procumbens

Indian cormorant

Phalacrocorax fuscicollis

Harer

Terminalia chebula

Indian grey hornbill

Ocyceros birostris

Imli

Tamaridus indica

Indian Koel

Eudynamys scolopacea

Kahi

Sacchrum spontaneum                                                        

Indian robin

Sanocoloides fulicata

Kamal

Nelumbo nucifera           

Jungle sparrow

Paseer pyrrhonotus

Kamal kakri                     

Nymphaea nouchali                    

king vulture

Sarcogyps calvus

Khair

Acacia catechu             

Pea fowl 

Pavo cristatus

Khajur

Phoenix sylvestris

Pheasant tailed jacana

Hydrophabinus chirurgus

Kikar

Acacia nilotica        

Pintail sinkhpar

Anas acuta

Leel   

Indigofera enneaphulla      

Purple sunbird

Meetannia asiatica

Mallow

Abutilon bidentatum

Red munia

Amandava amandava

Pepal

Ficus religiosa

Red rumped swallow

Hirundu daurica

Puth kanda                 

Acyranthus aspera                

Red vented bulbul

Pycononotus cafer

Ratr ki rani

Ceastrum noctrum

Red jungle fowl

Gullus gallus

Sat musli                              

Asapargus  officinalis                        

Roseringed parakeet

Psittacula krameri

Shisham

Dalbergia sissoo

Stone chat

Saxicola torquata

Siris

Albizzia lebbeck

White breasted kingfisher

Halcyon smymensis

Water hyacinth 

Eichhornia crassipes                     

Yellow legged gull

Larus cachinnans

Wild ratti

Abrus  precatorius


Source: Chatha, 2007