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The territory of India presents a large sample
of biodiversity. It is one of the seventeen
megadiverse countries in the world.It is home to
7.6% of all mammals,
12.6% of all birds,
6.2% of all reptiles and
4.4% of all amphibians.
33% of plant species are
endemic in India
The flora of India is one of
the richest in the world
There are estimated to be
over 16,000 species of
flowering plants in India
It is used to treat malaria,
hepatitis b, ulcers and
diabetes.
• controls cardiac arrhythmias
• reduce insulin requirements
by 30% and 50%
• regulates glucose levels in
the blood
It is widely used for herbal medicine
and making home remedies, is also
used as an insect repellent
Bodhi= awakening
(enlightenment)
Other names:
Peepal tree
Sacred fig tree
• The followers of Buddhism and Hinduism
considered this tree sacred.
• According to the legend Gautama
Siddhartha achieved nirvana (spiritual
enlightenment) and became Buddha and
Buddhism originated, after having been
meditating under this tree.
• Is the most important pilgrimage site
related to the life of Gautama Buddha.
Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya city
It symbolizes divinity, fertility, wealth, knowledge
and enlightenment
Lotus flower
Vulture Bengali
Symbolizes wisdom and beauty
Indian rhino
Himalayan wolf
Gaur or Indian bison
Wild water buffalo
Snow leopard
Clouded leopard
Asian black bear striped hyena
• About 30 thousand elephants
live throughout India.
• They are extremely intelligent
animals.
• Each year elephants kill more
than 200 people.
• Is the only subspecies of lion that
can be found outside Africa.
• This is one of the world's most
endangered feline.
• Only lives in the wild in Gir Forest
National Park
Leopards are solitary, and
preferably nocturnal.
• They are known for their
ability in climbing.
• They can run at over 58
km per hour
• Jump up to 3 meters
There are
approximately 13,000
leopards in India.
Nilgiri langur
India is the country with more
cows worldwide
• It is common to see
cows move freely in
the streets of India.
• They are provided
with multi attention
and care.
• Symbol of generosity,
motherhood and life
Bengal tiger
It is the most numerous and best known subspecies of tiger.
Half of the world population of Bengal tigers live in India
• It is the largest venomous
snake that exists.
• Can reach and even
exceed 5 meters in length
• With just one bite can
inject a torrent of lethal
poison
This snake is
revered in Indian
mythology and
culture, and is
often seen with
snake charmers
Is responsible for causing the most
snakebite incidents and deaths among
all venomous snakes
They contain 16 times more potent
neurotoxic venom than a cobra. It is
extremely powerful, and induce
muscle paralysis quickly

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Flora and Fauna of India

  • 1. The territory of India presents a large sample of biodiversity. It is one of the seventeen megadiverse countries in the world.It is home to 7.6% of all mammals, 12.6% of all birds, 6.2% of all reptiles and 4.4% of all amphibians. 33% of plant species are endemic in India
  • 2. The flora of India is one of the richest in the world There are estimated to be over 16,000 species of flowering plants in India
  • 3.
  • 4. It is used to treat malaria, hepatitis b, ulcers and diabetes. • controls cardiac arrhythmias • reduce insulin requirements by 30% and 50% • regulates glucose levels in the blood It is widely used for herbal medicine and making home remedies, is also used as an insect repellent
  • 5. Bodhi= awakening (enlightenment) Other names: Peepal tree Sacred fig tree • The followers of Buddhism and Hinduism considered this tree sacred. • According to the legend Gautama Siddhartha achieved nirvana (spiritual enlightenment) and became Buddha and Buddhism originated, after having been meditating under this tree. • Is the most important pilgrimage site related to the life of Gautama Buddha. Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya city
  • 6. It symbolizes divinity, fertility, wealth, knowledge and enlightenment Lotus flower
  • 9. Indian rhino Himalayan wolf Gaur or Indian bison Wild water buffalo
  • 10. Snow leopard Clouded leopard Asian black bear striped hyena
  • 11. • About 30 thousand elephants live throughout India. • They are extremely intelligent animals. • Each year elephants kill more than 200 people.
  • 12. • Is the only subspecies of lion that can be found outside Africa. • This is one of the world's most endangered feline. • Only lives in the wild in Gir Forest National Park
  • 13. Leopards are solitary, and preferably nocturnal. • They are known for their ability in climbing. • They can run at over 58 km per hour • Jump up to 3 meters There are approximately 13,000 leopards in India.
  • 15. India is the country with more cows worldwide • It is common to see cows move freely in the streets of India. • They are provided with multi attention and care. • Symbol of generosity, motherhood and life
  • 16. Bengal tiger It is the most numerous and best known subspecies of tiger. Half of the world population of Bengal tigers live in India
  • 17. • It is the largest venomous snake that exists. • Can reach and even exceed 5 meters in length • With just one bite can inject a torrent of lethal poison This snake is revered in Indian mythology and culture, and is often seen with snake charmers
  • 18. Is responsible for causing the most snakebite incidents and deaths among all venomous snakes They contain 16 times more potent neurotoxic venom than a cobra. It is extremely powerful, and induce muscle paralysis quickly