New Plant Species Discovered In Maharashtra Named After Sharad Pawar
Recently, in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district, A new species of flowering plants have been found and has been named after National Congress Party (NCP) chief Shri Sharad Pawar.
- The species was given the name of ‘Argyreia Sharad Chandragiri.
- to do this, this move recognises Pawar’s contribution as Union agriculture minister.
About Maharashtra –
Chief minister: Uddhav Thackeray
Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Mammal – Indian giant squirrel
Bird – Yellow-footed green pigeon
Insect – Blue Mormon
Flower – Jarul
Tree – Mango Tree