Barringtonia acutangula (L.) Gaertn. Fruct. 2: 97, t. 101, 1791; Cl.
in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 508, 1878; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bombay 2:
528, 1958 (Repr.); Almeida, Fl. Mah. 2: 256, 1998; Pradhan et al, Fl.
SGNP 271, 2005.
Synonyms: Eugenia acutangula L., Sp. 673, 1753. Stravadium acutangulum
Miers., Trans. L. Soc Serv. 2, Bot. 1: 80, 1875. Stravadium rheedii
Miers, I.c. 82, 1875.
Common names: Indian Oak, Dhatriphal, Tivar, Ingli.
commonly grows along teh periphery of lakes or along the river.
i have read in a thesis on Plants of Thane(deposited at Mumbai
university library, kalina, Mumbai). i dnt remember the author. she
has mentioned abt a yellow form of this growing in a private compound
of society. the author has also provided a photograph.
On Jun 15, 7:49 pm, Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com
> Great collection Padmini ji
> I suppose this is a coastal tree so difficult to grow in other areas.
> As far as my knowledge goes there is one tree in Pune(Patwardhan baug ..yet
> not observed by me!) The flowers bloom only during night and wilt in the
> Shrikant ji had written about it in Pune Times few days back. It will be
> depicted in his forthcoming book about Trees of Pune which I am sure will be
> very useful to everybody.
> Dr Phadke
> On 14 June 2010 23:59, Padmini Raghavan <padi...@gmail.com
> > The Indian Oak is blooming in Chennai now, though not as profusely as last
> > year.
> > Padmini Raghavan.
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