FLORAL GALLERY OF THE HIMALAYAN VALLEY OF FLOWERS
21, PHASE II, VASANT VIHAR
The highlights of the book are:
•It contains 341 species of plants and their flowers belonging to 209 genera and 65 families.
•The nomenclature has been updated until January 2020.
•Brief description with meaning of all genus and species name.
•Habitat, Distribution, Altitude range, Time of flowering and fruiting, Medicinal Uses and IUCN status.
•The pictorial gallery is based on colour codes for easy identification.
•It is an excellent guide book for novices visiting the valley.
•Scientific, English, Sanskrit and Local names are also given of plants for the benefit of the reader.
•The author has spent 12 years diligently working in the Valley of Flowers and adjacent areas to produce this excellent and informative book.
•The specimens collected in the field were identified referring to many published Floras and were later matched with authentic specimens at the herbarium of Botanical Survey of India, Dehradun.