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Related literature
The following major floristic works should be consulted in preparing treatments for the Flora of Nepal. Synonymy is expected to reflect the usage in these Floras. Authors are also expected to be responsible for the recent literature related to their groups
  • A Handbook of the Flowering Plants of Nepal - Rajbhandari, K. R., Rai, S. K. and Chhetri, R. (2017-2022). Department of Plant Resources, Kathmandu. 
  • Plants of Nepal (Gymnosperms and Angiosperms) - Shrestha, K., Bhandari, P. and Bhattarai, S. (2022). Heritage, Kathmandu.
  • Annotated Checklist of the Flowering Plants of Nepal - Press, J.R., Shrestha, K.K. & Sutton, D.A. (2000). The Natural History Museum: London. Also available online through
  • Catalogue of Type Specimens from Nepal - Shrestha, K.K. & Press, J.R. (2000). The Natural History Museum: London.
  • An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal - Hara, H., et al. (1978-1982). The Natural History Museum: London.
  • Prodromus Florae Nepalensis - Don, D. (1825). London.
  • Flora of China - Wu, Z.Y. & Raven, P.R. (eds) (1994-2013) Science Press, Beijing. Also available online through
  • Flora of Bhutan - Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. [et al.] (1983-2002). Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh: Edinburgh.
  • The Flora of British India - Hooker, J. D. (1872-1897). London.
  • Flora of India - Hajra, P.K. et al. (eds) (1995-). Botanical Survey of India: Calcutta.
  • Flora of Pakistan - Nasir, E. & Ali, S.J. (1971, and later fascicles). Karachi.
  • Flora Eastern Himalaya - Hara, H. (Vol 1, 1966; Vol. 2, 1971), Ohashi, H. (Vol 3, 1975). University of Tokyo: Japan.