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Chandrashila Cryptomerias

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Bodhi Leaf Chandrashila Cryptomerias

A small plantation of Japanese Cryptomeria redwoods can be found on the slopes of Tungnath in the Garwhal Himalaya.

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: Japanese Redwood or Sugi: The Sugi tree is Japan’s national tree, and there can be found as an ancient temple tree. It is widely planted in China and India as a timber and forest tree.
  • Botanical species: Cryptomeria japonica
  • Botanical family : Cupressaceae [Cypress]


  • Latitude: 30.464762 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 79.263831 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 1710 metres above sea level

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For the landmarked tree named Chandrashila Cryptomerias , the database reference code is: b019.

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