Dibru-Saikhowa National Park .

January 5, 2021 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Dibru-Saikhowa National Park is a national park in AssamIndia, located in Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts. It was designated a Biosphere Reserve in July 1997 with an area of 765 km2 (295 sq mi), including a core area of 340 km2 (130 sq mi) and a buffer zone of 425 km2 (164 sq mi).

Flora :

The forest of Dibru-Saikhowa consists of semi-evergreen forests, deciduous, littoral and swamp forests and patches of wet evergreen forests. The national park is about 35.84% moist mixed forest, 9.50% degraded forest and 21.25% grassland. Major tree species of the area are tetrasperma, Dillenia indicaBischofia javanicaBombax ceibaLagerstroemia parvifloraTerminalia myriocarpaMesua ferreaDalbergia sissoo, and FicusArundo donaxImperata cylindricaPhragmites karkaSaccharum ravennae are principal types of grasses in the national park. 35 species of epiphytic orchids and 8 species of terrestrial orchid are recorded.

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