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Toli Pir (also spelled Tolipeer, Tauli Pir, Tooli Pir, Tolipir, or Toli Peer) is a hilltop area situated in Tehsil Rawalakot in the Poonch District of Azad Kashmir. Its approximate height is about 8800 ft above sea level. It is about 30 km, or a 45-minute drive, from Rawalakot in Azad Kashmir. Abbaspur, Bagh and Poonch River can be viewed from Toli Pir.
Toli Pir is the highest mountainous location in the northeastern area of Rawalakot; it is the point of origin of three different mountain ridges. The tourist rest house on the way to Toli Pir is also situated in a scenic location. There are some remains of an old mazar on the highest hilltop.
Toli Pir is most accessible during the summer months; the weather is generally pleasant but becomes colder from October through March. The area's natural beauty is at its peak from April to September.
Floral Diversity of Tolipir National Park (TNP), Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan
Survey of the floral diversity of that area was conducted in summer 2012. According to this survey, 35 tree species, 19 shrubs, 3 epiphytes, 4 climbers, 75 herbs, 10 ferns, 1 moss and 1 lichen species were recorded. The present results suggested a relatively long list of plant species (158) for an area of 50 Km2 , yet such a diversity can be expected under diversity in the physical conditions and hence the associated habitat conditions, i.e., variation in altitudes (1,367 – 2,617 m asl.), diversity in land exploitation pattern (arable terrace agriculture interspersed with the wild forested vegetation and ecotone effect), topographic diversity (hill slopes and plain hill tops having grasslands, and ravines with different degree of moisture conditions) and moisture conditions (deeper ravines with thick forested vegetation cover, hardly receiving the sun light, to open mountain ridges). The study suggested that the park area was rich in floral diversity, which needed rapid conservation measures. In future, further detailed studies can add some other rare species into this list. Keywords: Tolipir National Park, species composition, community structure. ________________________________________________________________________
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