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List of ecoregions in Pakistan

This is a list of ecoregions of Pakistan.

Ecozone Biome Ecoregion Region
Indomalayan Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests Himalayan subtropical pine forests West Himalaya[1]
(Azad Kashmir, north Punjab, north Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Indomalayan Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests Western Himalayan broadleaf forests West Himalaya[2]
(Azad Kashmir, north Punjab, north Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Indomalayan Temperate coniferous forests Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests West Himalaya[3]
(Azad Kashmir, north Punjab, north Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Indomalayan Flooded grasslands and savannas Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh East of coastal range of Sindh[4]
Indomalayan Deserts and xeric shrublands Indus Valley desert Punjab[5] (between Chenab and Indus rivers)
Indomalayan Deserts and xeric shrublands Thar desert East and south-east Sindh[6]
Indomalayan Mangrove Indus River Delta-Arabian Sea mangroves West of coastal range of Sindh[7]
Palearctic Temperate coniferous forests East Afghan montane conifer forests Hindu Kush and Sulaiman ranges[8]
(north Balochistan, FATA, west Punjab and south Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Palearctic Montane grasslands and shrublands Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe North Himalaya[9][10]


(Gilgit–Baltistan)

Palearctic Montane grasslands and shrublands Kuhrud-Kohbanan Mountains forest steppe West Balochistan[11]
Palearctic Montane grasslands and shrublands Northwestern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows West Himalaya[12]
(Azad Kashmir, north Punjab, north Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Palearctic Montane grasslands and shrublands Tian Shan montane steppe and meadows Hindu Kush and Sulaiman ranges[13]
(north Balochistan, FATA, west Punjab and south Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Palearctic Deserts and xeric shrublands Baluchistan xeric woodlands Xeric deserts of Balochistan[14]
Palearctic Deserts and xeric shrublands Registan-North Pakistan sandy desert Sandy deserts of Balochistan[15]

References

  1. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Himalayan subtropical pine forests". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  2. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Western Himalayan broadleaf forests". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  3. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  4. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  5. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Indus Valley desert". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  6. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Thar desert". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  7. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Indus River Delta-Arabian Sea mangroves". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  8. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "East Afghan montane conifer forests". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  9. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  10. ^ Mughal, Muhammad Aurang Zeb. 2013. Pamir Alpine Desert and Tundra. Robert Warren Howarth(ed.), Biomes & Ecosystems. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, pp. 12-14.
  11. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Kuhrud-Kohbanan Mountains forest steppe". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  12. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Northwestern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  13. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Tian Shan montane steppe and meadows". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  14. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Baluchistan xeric woodlands". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
  15. ^ World Wildlife Fund (2001). "Registan-North Pakistan sandy desert". WildWorld Ecoregion Profile. National Geographic Society. Archived from the original on 2010-03-08. 
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