Kanha National Park is quite rich and diverse in flora and fauna. A relatively moderate and favorable climate and varied topography supports the growth of a rich and varied flora in the Park. Over 70 species of trees are found in Kanha.
The flora in Kanha National Park chiefly comprises of Southern tropical Moist Mixed Deciduous Forest and Southern Tropical dry Deciduous Mixed Forest types. Extensive Sal forests, large Bamboo stretches and rolling grasslands meadows are main floral features of the Park.
Major trees found in Kanha National Park include the Sal, Saj (Terminalia tomentosa), Dhaora (Anogeissus latifolia), Tendu, Arjun (Terminalia arjuna), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Palas (Butea monosperma), Salai (Boswellia serrata), Mango (Mangifera indica), Jamun (Syzygium Cumini) and Bamboo among many others. In addition, Lagerstroemia, Boswelia, Pterocarpus and Madhuca enhance the floral richness of Kanha National Park.