(iii) Northern Sub-tropical Broad Leaved Wet Hill
This type of forests are found in
the hill areas below 1800m and above 500m in all the districts of Nagaland. The wet
evergreen species are conspicuous by their absence and the dominant species are mostly semi-deciduous. Some of the
important timber species in this type are - Koroi,
Pomas, Sopas, Gamari, Gogra, Khokan, Hollok, Sam, Am, Badam, Betula etc.
Sub-tropical Pine Forests -
This types of forests are found in hill
elevation of 1000 meters to 1500 meters in parts of Phek
and Tuensang Districts of Nagaland.
Pine is the dominant species and is found mixed with Quercus, Schima, Prunus, Betula and Rhododendron.
(v) Northern Montane Wet-
temperate Forests -
This type of forests are found on the
higher reaches of the tallest mountains in Nagaland above 2000 meters in - Japfu,
Saramati, Satoi, Chentang ranges. The species
are typically evergreen with Quercus, Michelia,
Magnolia, Prunus, Schima, Alnus and Betula.
(vi) Temperate Forests -
This type of forests are found in peaks
of the tallest mountains (above 2500 meters) like Saramati and Dzukou area. The species
that dominate are Rhododendron, Patches of Juniperus coxie and Birch.
Source: F.S.I. State of Forests1999