Crescentia aculeata-030110-PKA1

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Prashant awale

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Jan 3, 2010, 10:10:14 AM1/3/10
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Dear Friends,

Bot. name: Crescentia aculeata,  (Family: Bignoniaceae).
Common Name: Candle Tree.
Location: Veer Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai
Dt: 03-01-2010.

Thanks & best wishes
Prashant
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Muthu Karthick

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Jan 3, 2010, 11:21:43 AM1/3/10
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Nice pictures sir, I have seen only C. cujute having yellow flower.

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shrikant ingalhalikar

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Jan 3, 2010, 10:03:56 PM1/3/10
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This would be Parmentiera cerifera and rightly Candle Tree. The leaves
would be trifoliolaate with narrowly winged petioles and lanceeolate
leaflets. The spathulate calyx and white flowers indicate ID as above,
pls confirm by observing leaves. Regards
Shrikant Ingalhalikar

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Prashant awale

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Jan 4, 2010, 11:52:51 AM1/4/10
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Yes, it is Parmentiera cerifera. Thanks Shrikant ji.

Thanks & best wishes
Prashant

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