This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 tree and shrub species most commonly seen in India is perfect for resident and visitor alike.
High quality photographs from India’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers geography and climate, vegetation, opportunities for naturalists and the main sites for viewing the listed species. Also included is an all-important checklist of all of the trees and shrubs of India encompassing, for each species, its common and scientific name, its status in each state as well as its global IUCN status as at 2015.
Pradeep Sachdeva is an eminent architect. He specialises in landscape projects indulging his passion for trees, which he has extensively researched and photographed. His colleague, Vidya Tongbram is an enthusiastic tree-spotter and photographed.
• 180 x 128 mm (7 x 5”)
• 176 pages
• 40,000 words approx.
• 200–300 photographs