Suitable Species for Different Silvo-Ecological Zones in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa

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Suitable Species for Different Silvo-Ecological Zones in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa
Suitable Species for Different Silvo-Ecological Zones in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa

1. Dry Temperate Zone

Scientific NameLocal NameNative/Exotic
A. Main Species 
Cedrus deodaraDeodarNative
Pinus gerardianaChilgozaNative
Pinus wallichianaKail, Biar, Blue pineNative
Quercus semecarpifoliaBrown oakNative
Quercus balootHoly oakNative
Salix spp.WillowNative
B.  Subsidiary Species 
Acer caesiumMapleNative
Aesculus indicaIndian Horse chestnutNative
Elaeagnus angustifoliaRussian OliveNative
Fraxinus hookeriAshNative
Juglans regiaWalnutNative
Morus nigraBlack MulberryNative
Morus albaMulberryNative
Pistacia khinjukKhinjukNative
Populus ciliataHimalayan popularNative
Prunus cornutaHimalayan bird cherryNative
Celtis caucasicaHoney BerryNative
Robinia pseudoacaciaBlack LocustNaturalized
Salix babylonicaWeeping willowNaturalized
Ailanthus altissimaAilanthusExotic
Gleditsia triacanthosHoney locustExotic

2. Moist Temperate Zone

Scientific NameLocal NameNative/Exotic
Main Species
Abies pindrowFirNative
Pinus wallichianaBlue pineNative
Picea smithianaSpruceNative
Taxus baccataBurmiNative
Quercus dilatateBarungiNative
Quercus glaucaBanniNative
Subsidiary Species
Acer oblongumPanhgorNative
Aesculus indicaBankhorNative
Juglans regiaWalnutNative
Alnus nitidaWest Himalayan alderNative
Cedrela serrataDrawiNative
Diospyros lotusAmlokNative
Ficus palmateJungli InjeerNative
Gleditsia triacanthoshoney locustNative
Salix spp.WillowNative
Platanus orientalisChinarNative
Populus ciliateHimalayan poplarNative
Prunus cornutaBird cherryNative
Pyrus pashiaBatangiNative
Ailanthus excelsTree of heavenNative
Ailanthus altissimaAilanthusNaturalized
Robinia psuedoacaciaRobiniaNaturalized
Eucalyptus camaldulensisSufedaExotic

3. Subtropical Chir Pine Zone

Scientific NameLocal NameNative/Exotic
Main Species  
Pinus roxburghiiChir pineNative
Quercus incanaWhite oak, bunjNative
Subsidiary Species
Alnus nĂ­tidaWest Himalayan alderNative
Bauhinia variegateKachnarNative
Bombax ceibaSimalNative
Cordia dichotomaLasuriNative
Cordia myxaLasuraNative
Dalbergia sissooShishamNative
Ficus palmateInjeerNative
Leucaena leucocephalaIpil IpilNative
Morus albaMulberryNative
Phyllanthus emblicaAmlaNative
Pistacia integerrima Guli-pistaNative
Salix tetraspermaIndian WillowNative
Sapindus mukorossiRithaExotic
Terminalia belericaBaheraNative
Punica granatumAnnarNative
Ziziphus jujubeUnabNative
Ailanthus altissimaAilanthusNaturalized
Robinia psuedoacaciaRobiniaNaturalized
Sapindus mukorossiRithaExotic
Eucalyptus camaldulensisSufeda, lachiExotic

4. Sub-Tropical Broad-Leaved Mixed Forest Zone

Scientific NameLocal NameNative/Exotic
Main Species
Olea ferrugineaKahuNative
Senegalia modestaPhulai Native
Subsidiary Species
Bombax ceiba SimalNative
Bauhinia variegateKachnarNative
Cassia fistulaAmaltasNative
Cordia dichotomaLasuriNative
Cordia myxa LasuraNative
Dalbergia sissoo ShishamNative
Morus alba MulberryNative
Phyllanthus emblica AmlaNative
Ailanthus altissimaAilanthusNaturalized
Robinia psuedoacaciaRobiniaNaturalized
Sapindus mukorossiRithaExotic
Eucalyptus camaldulensisSufeda, LachiExotic

5. Subhumid Plains

Scientific NameLocal NameNative/Exotic
Main Species
Dalbergia sissooShishamNative
Albizzia lebbekBlack SirisNative
Bombax ceibaSimalNative
Terminalia arjunaArjunNative
Subsidiary Species
Ficus caricaFigNative
Millettia pinnataSukh ChainExotic
Moringa oleiferaSohanjnaNative
Syzygium cuminiJamunNative
Senegalia modestaPhulaiNative
Tamarix aphyllaFrashNative
Ziziphus mauritianaBerNative
Gmelina arboreaGumharExotic
Parkinsonia aculeata ParkinsoniaExotic
Eucalyptus camaldulensisSufeda, LachiExotic

6. Arid Piedmont Plains

Scientific NameLocal NameNative/Exotic
Main Species
Dalbergia sissooShishamNative
Morus albaMulberryNative
Terminalia arjunaArjunNative
Subsidiary Species
Albizzia lebbekBlack SirisNative
Azadirachta indicaNeemNative
Gmelina arborea GumharNative
Bombax ceibaSimalNative
Eugenia jambolanaJava PlumNative
Ficus religiosaSacred figNative
Ficus benghalensisBanyan treeNative
Melia azedarachBakainNative
Populus deltoidsEastern cottonwoodExotic
Syzygium cuminiJamunNative
Ziziphus mauritianaBerNative
Bauhinia variegateKachnarNative
Sesbania sesbanJantarExotic
Eucalyptus camaldulensisSufeda, LachiExotic

7. Dry Temperate Western Mountains

Scientific NameLocal NameNative/Exotic
Main Species
Cedrus deodaraDeodarNative
Pinus gerardianaChilgozaNative
Pinus wallichianaKail, Biar, Blue pineNative
Pinus roxburghiiChir pineNative
Senegalia modestaPhulaiNative
Subsidiary Species
Albizzia lebbekBlack SirisNative
Gmelina arboreaGumharExotic
Vachellia niloticaBabulNative
Dalbergia sissooShishamNative
Morus albaMulberryNative
Melia azedarachBakainNative
Tamarix aphyllaFarashNative
Ficus caricaFigNative
Cassia fistulaAmaltasNative
Butea monospermaDhakNative
Olea ferrugineaKahuNative
Vachellia nilotica subsp. CupressiformisKabuli KikarNative
Bauhinia variegateKachnarNative
Ziziphus mauritianaBerNative
Eucalyptus camaldulensisSufedaExotic
Sesbania sesbanJantarExotic

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