India has a tropical climate. During the hottest part of the year temperatures average around 90-104 degrees Fahrenheit (30-40 degrees Celsius). The town of Drass is known for its record low temperatures which can reach -40 degrees Fahrenheit (-40 degrees Celsius) in winter. Flora The amazingly varied climate of India makes it home to nearly 20,000 separate species of plants. Indeed, India contains about 7 percent of the world’s entire population of plant species. The country’s growing areas range from tropical rainforest regions to high altitude conifer forests of pines and junipers. Many of these species are native to

The Lotus Flower Nelumbo nucifera i s the national flower of India.


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