Short Notes on Virgin Vegetation

Virgin Vegetation refers to a plant community which has grown naturally without human aid and has been left undisturbed by humans for a long time.

i. This type of vegetation is also termed as natural vegetation.

ii. Cultivated crops and fruits; orchards are a part of vegetation but not of natural vegetation.


Difference between Exotic and Endemic Vegetation :

i. The virgin vegetation is purely Indian.

ii. It is known as endemic or indigenous species.

iii. On the other hand those species which have come from outside India are termed as exotic plants (species).