Mandal Oak

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Bodhi Leaf Mandal Oak

In the midst of one of India’s finest remaining Himalayan forests, a clearing has allowed one oak to dominate the area.


Map Location:

  • State: Uttarakhand
  • Locality: Mandal: Below Tungnath Peak, between Mandal and Chopta on the trail through the forest

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Taxon Botany:

  • Common name: Banj Oak: An evergreen oak from the western slopes of the central Himalaya, found with rhododendrons, pines, and walnuts in a distinctively Eurasian-derived forest community
  • Botanical species: Quercus leucotrichofora
  • Botanical family : Fagaceae [Oak]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 30.456235 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 79.250432 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2391.1 metres above sea level

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