Not everyone knows. There are 312 species of flowering plants in Nepal. Which are not found in other countries but only in Nepal. Of the flowering plants, 312 species are found only in Nepal. Out of 5,309 flowering plants, 312 species are found in Nepal alone. Of these, 31 species are Gurans. There are 1 thousand 1 leu, 2 thousand 467 fungi, 792 lichens, 1 thousand 213 zeu, 580 uni, 6 thousand 53 non-flowering and 33 salo. Shishir Panthi, information officer of the department, said that 819 plants found in Nepal can be used as medicine.
He said, “The department has given special priority to plants that can produce medicine and oil.” Out of the plants in Nepal, 60 species are in critical condition and the department is involved in the protection and enhancement of 16 species of plants.