The district Namsai of Arunachal Pradesh is an important part of the Himalayan Global Biodiversity hot spot and is known for its natural beauty, also for rare and endemic species. It is the foothill district of Arunachal Pradesh which was carved out of the Lohit district in 2014 and became a separate district. The district lies in the easternmost part of the country which is surrounded by the Tinsukia district of Assam in the West & Southwest, Changlang district in the South & Ajaw & Lohit in the east, and Lohit in the North.
The book ‘A Glimpse into Orchid flora of Namsai District of Arunachal Pradesh’ is an updated checklist of orchids of Namsai district supplemented with descriptions and photographs for correct identification, This book provides many color pictures to make even a layman understand the interesting and beautiful orchids. Apart from the basic information on orchids, their history and medicinal properties are also highlighted, a total of 73 taxa have been listed.