Trees of Pakistan

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The Himalayan Deodar Cedar (Cedrus doedara), Pakistan's national tree.

In Pakistan the more than 430 tree species are on 82 families and 226 genera. Out of these 22 species from 5 families and 11 genera belong to softwood trees of gymnosperms. The Himalayan Deodar Cedar is the “National Tree of Pakistan”.

Below is a list of trees that symbolise Pakistan and each province and Federal territory of the country:

National Trees[change | change source]

The Mango tree (Mangifera indica), Pakistan's national tropical tree.

The National Tree of Pakistan is the Himalayan Cedar (Cedrus deodara), and also the Mango tree (Mangifera indica) is the National Tropical Tree of Pakistan.

Subnational trees[change | change source]

Province Image Local name Scientific name
Islamabad Capital Territory
fern tree
Neeli Gulmohur Jacaranda mimosifolia
Balochistan
Silver date palm tree
Kajhoor ka Dharakht Phoenix sylvestris
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Calabrian/Afghan pine tree
Barouti Cheer Pinus brutia eldarica
The Punjab
North Indian Rosewood tree
Sheesham Dalbergia sissoo
Sindh
Indian Lilac tree
Neem Azadirachta indica[1]
Gilgit–Baltistan
Deodar Cedar
Deodara, Pakistan ka Qaumi Dharakht Cedrus deodara
Azad Kashmir
Oriental Plane tree
Chinar Platanus orientalis
Brzoza nadrzeczna Betula utilis var jacquemontii RB1.JPG
Bharch patr Betula utilis

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Our Sindhi Symbols Pakistan". Amar Guriro. Retrieved 2011-12-14. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |coauthors= (help)

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