CBSE Class 9 Geography Chapter 5 Notes - Natural Vegetation and Wildlife

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India has a rich biodiversity, and it is one of the twelve mega biodiversity countries of the world. India has a variety of bio-forms because of its vast size. As a result, the country is filled with natural vegetation. What do you mean by natural vegetation? Natural vegetation is the kind of vegetation that grows up without any human aid. India has almost 47000 species of plants and 15000 flowering plants.

Apart from plants, India also has 90000 species of animals and various kinds of fishes. The chapter, Natural Vegetation, and Wildlife describe the flora and fauna kingdom. This chapter gives information regarding the factors that contribute to the extensive natural vegetation in India.

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1. How is the tropical deciduous forest?

Tropical deciduous forest is widely seen in India. It occurs in heavy rainfall (200 - 70 cm) areas. It is divided into moist deciduous and dry deciduous. Moist deciduous occurs in 200 to 70 cm rainfall. Dry deciduous occurs in 100 to 70 cm rainfall. Some of the popular plants of this forest are Teak, Sal, Peepal, and Neem. Some common animals of this forest are tigers, lions, horses, and camels.

2. How is the fauna world in India?

India has various kinds of faunas. The country has almost 90000 animal species and 2000 bird species. The country also has 12 percent fish in the world. India has approximately 5 to 8 percent amphibians, reptiles, and mammals of the world. Some of the famous animals that stay in India are elephants, one-horned rhinoceros, wild ass, blue bull, four-horned antelope, Indian bison, and deer.