||Next to road from "?" to Mukteshwar, steep slope. Temperate evergreen forest on slope. Soil mixed with rocks; dark brown; some climbers present. Tree layer: ca 60 % coverage; 10-20 m high. Ground layer: 30-60 % coverage; moss layer variably present: 0-100 % coverage. W- facing slope. Trees Quercus sp., Rhododendron sp.; Tectonia grandis. Ground layer: bamboo (0.5-1.5 m), several ferns, Carex sp., fur grasses. Paths visible - villagers use for collecting wood? Or animal tracks: wild boar activity. Appearance undisturbed. Technical notes: soil samples collected with additional plant individuals for trap culturing.