Forests types of Arunachal Pradesh   
Sl. Broad Forest Type Altitudinal Range Improtant species
1 Tropical Semi Ever Green Near Alluvial Plains Amoora wallichii, Pterospermum acerifolium, Stereospermum chelonoides, Altingia excelsa.
2 Tropical Ever Green Up to 610 meters Kayea assamica, Mesua ferrea, Dysoxylum procerum, Echnocarpus sp
3 Tropical Wet Ever Green Up to 900 meters Phoeba paniculata, Actinodaphne obovata, Alnus nepalansis, Phoebe attenuata.
4 Sub Tropical broad leaved Up to 900-1900 meters Bombax ceiba, Lagerstroemia parviflora, Terminalia bellirica, Sterculia villosa.
5 Sub Tropical Pine 1000-1800 meters Pinus Roxburghii, Pinus wallichiana and Pinus merkusii.
6 Wet Temperate Forests 1800-2750 meters Quercus lamellosa, Quercus sp. Castanopsis indica, Acer hookeri.
7 Mixed Coniferous Forests 2300-3350 meters Abies sp. Tsuga dumosa.
8 Alpine 3000-5500 meters Rhododendron, Primula, Saussaurea, Saxifraga
9 Bamboo Brakes - Bambusa pallida, Schizostachyum polymorphum, Bambusa tulda, Dendrocalamus hamiltonii
Source: 'Forest Statistics (Up to Year 2000-2001) Arunachal Pradesh'.

  Legal status of Forests in Arunachal Pradesh   
Sl. Legal Classification Area (Sq. Km.) Recoreded Forest (%)
1 Reserve Forest 9722.69 18.86
2 Protected Forest 694.3 1.35
3 Anchal Forest Reserve 329.38 0.64
4 Village Forest Reserve 300.24 0.58
5 National Park 2468.24 4.79
6 Wildlife Sanctuary 7059.75 13.70
7 Unclassified State Forest 30965.39 60.08
  Totall 51540 100
Source: Statistical Abstract of Arunachal Pradesh, 1998

  Land use classification in Arunachal Pradesh    
Sl. Land Use Area (Sq. Km.) Geographical Area (%)
1 Total Geographical Area 83743 11.61
2 Forest Area 51540 0.82
3 Fallow Land 646.30 0.39
4 Land under misc. tree crops 444.55 0.36
5 Cultivable wasteland 330.84 2.94
6 Cropped Area 1931.93 8.43
7 Area not available for cultivation 427.89 36.90
Source: 'Forest Statistics (Up to Year 2000-2001) Arunachal Pradesh'

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