Depending upon the temperature and rainfall it receives, the forests in India are of following types:
These forests are also called tropical rain forests. These regions are generally hot and receive heavy rainfall (more than 200 cm) throughout the year. These forests are near to equator and close to tropic.
Tropical evergreen forests in India: These forests are found in:
Trees: Rosewood, Mahogany, ebony, bamboo and reeds.
These forests are also called Monsoon forests. These forests dominate the most part of India. These regions experience seasonal rainfall. Trees shed their leaves to prevent evaporation in dry season.
These forests are of divided into two categories:
Tropical deciduous forests in India:
Trees: Sal, teak, neem and sheesham.
Punjab Civil Services 2021