Flora Agro/ Wild

Tamil Nadu has a rich diversity of wild and cultivated flora; It ranks 1st in India for Angiosperm diversity. Further, Tamil Nadu has 60 introduced varieties of Gymnosperms along with a vast number of Bryophytes, Lichens, Fungi, Algae and Bacteria.

Sl.No Category Number of Species
1 Angiosperm 5640
2 Gymnosperm 4
3 Pteridophytes 184
4 Medicinal Plants 1559
5 Endemic Species 533
6 Red – listed 230