Fwd: Plant for ID SMP 8 Jan2010

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Satish Phadke

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Feb 11, 2010, 12:47:55 PM2/11/10
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From: Satish Phadke <phadke...@gmail.com>
Date: 11 February 2010 23:17
Subject: Plant for ID SMP 8 Jan2010
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A medium sized tree for ID
seen on Apte road Pune in Jan 2010.
Leaves alternate coriaceous. Flower not fully opened...........4 petals ?united.
Dr Phadke Satish

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Dr. Hari

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Feb 11, 2010, 10:34:01 PM2/11/10
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may be a Clusiaceae member...leaves are coriaceous,stem too is darker
and the flower gives an idea about Garcinia spp. does it hav a yellow
sap and the leaves with sour taste??

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Ayyappan

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Feb 11, 2010, 10:43:16 PM2/11/10
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Dear Satish,
Leaves are opposite and could be Garcinia?
with regards,
Ayyappan, N.

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shrikant ingalhalikar

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Feb 12, 2010, 2:05:13 AM2/12/10
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Yes, Mr. Ayyappan and Dr. Hari are right, it is Garcinia indica. Its a
male tree and the owner must be complaining of 'no fruits'. Regds,
Shrikant Ingalhalikar

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