Data Base on trees of Western ghats

07 Nov


( Biodiversity Informatics and co- Operation in Taxonomy
for Interactive shared Knowledge base)

The project aims at creating a first network of South Asian and European partners interested in sharing their knowledge in applied computer science for taxonomy and in the preparation of two CD-ROMs for identifying trees species in two “hotspots” of biodiversity: the rain forests in the Western Ghats of India and in the northern Annamite Mountain range of Lao PDR.

The database contains data of 302 trees in 4 languages (English, Kannada, Malayalam,Tamil) with lot of images under Botanical descriptions, Ecology, Distribution and Literatures. The most important thing is all the data are Downloadable Free of cost! Its one of the most informative site for scholars of Indian medicine and botany.

Species list


Posted by on November 7, 2008 in Plants



2 responses to “Data Base on trees of Western ghats

  1. raj

    May 5, 2010 at 6:03 pm

    excellent post!. Is there a book available with the pictures, which I can purchase? If so, please give me the name and sellers details. thanks

  2. M D Subash Chandran

    August 4, 2010 at 8:43 am

    A great piece of work of high utility


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