Posted by: puneethyanki
on Apr 20, 2007
Vegetation is a general term for the plant life of a region, rung area also have a variety in vegetation.so here are some of the trees and plants we can find in this region.
Its a himalayan cyprus(cupressue torulosa), height around 150 ft n thickness 12-16 ft diam, it is used for construction, its found in places 10000 ft above sea level,its fruit linka is used to make blue ink (Womun is called Womb-balu Shying in darma-lo).
Blue pine(pinus longifolia),found in 6,000-11,000 ft above sea level, it yields better construction wood as compared to womun.
It is found in 11,000-13,000 ft above sea level, it is used to make shyola(bhojpatra)(Shyek-Shyin or Shya-Shing in darma-lo).
Its a typical form of devdar,found above 10,000 ft,in Kuti and Tinkar its green leaves are used as a fuel.
â€¢Tung-shyin and Kan-shyin are other trees used for construction.
â€¢If we talk of the food bearing trees and plants,there are Akhrot(Akhrotu), Bang-baa-lvu(Bum-ba-lvu), Kotobali(Ku-tub), Babali, Shyonkoli n Shyapli(wild rose)(Shyap-lvu in darma-lo), its roots are used in tea making, Feralvu, Chuku, Dondonli, Guldum, Ritpali, Maangli and Mutli, above 10000 ft Hetu, Lungriya(lunga-riya), Mokshya(Mok-shya) and pacho(bichcho) can be seen in quantity.
â€¢Some of the spices are Mayin, Hedani and Dhayi.
â€¢Wild vegetation includes Ra-shyin, Gangari, Cham-shyin, Kupri-shyin, Nhari, Pangar and ken-shyin.
â€¢Other useful trees are Balek-shyin, Dhyar(devdar), Patakche, sir-shyin and machkan(Machchhang), khayi(May in darma-lo) is used for makin baskets and mats for floors. Kilmuru and Chirchya are used for obtaining colours.
â€¢We can also find medicinal plants in these region,in narayan ashram the seeds of priceless herbs are collected and then exported to outside world.
There are a lot more we dont know, Hence we can say that this region has variety of natural and planted vegetation.
click on the names for the pics of trees.