Nilambur reserve forest in India


Nilambur reserve forest



Typewild
PlaceNilambur, Kerala
CountryIndia
Relevant literature
Description

Nilambur reserve forest, located in Nilambur, Kerala, in India.


Comments / pictures

The word Nilambur means place of Nilimba (Sanskrit word for Bamboo). The worlds first teak (Tectona grandis) plantation was raised in Nilambur way back in the 1840s in order to ensure a steady supply of Teak timber to the British. About 58 species of birds, both resident and migratory, has been recorded in this area.

Theres one elephant camp in the Nilambur forest: Nedungayam elephant camp


References for records about Nilambur reserve forest

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Nilambur reserve forest, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=990. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-30 07:03:11


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