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Prashant awale

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Mar 20, 2010, 2:21:00 AM3/20/10
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Dear Friends,
came across this big tree at Nagla sector of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. I hope the ID is correct. Kindly validate..

Botanical name:

Schleichera oleosa  ??    

Family:

Sapindaceae  

Local name (Marathi):

Koshimb

Date/Time-

 

14-03-2010 / 09:30 AM

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-

 

Nagla Bundar,  Thane Dist.,  10 ft

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-

 

Wild

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- 

 

Tree,   

Height/Length-

 

 ~ 10 - 15 m  

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-

 

 alternate,  elliptic, bright red young  leaves,

Inflorescence Type/ Size-

 

 (Photograph enclosed)

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-

 

 Flowers are small in size,  Greenish yellow 

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-

 

Do not know..

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-

 

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regards
Prashant..


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Dinesh Valke

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Mar 20, 2010, 6:21:58 AM3/20/10
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Indeed, Schleichera oleosa ... commonly known as: Ceylon oak, honey tree, lac tree, macassar oil tree • Gujarati: કુસુમ kusum • Hindi: कुसुम kusum, कुसुम्ब kusumb • Kannada: chakota, sagade • Konkani: कोसिंब kosimb • Malayalam: ദൂതളം duuthalam, പൂവം puuvam, പൂവണം puuvanam • Marathi: कोशिंब koshimb, कुसुंब kusumb • Sanskrit: कुसुंभ kusumbha • Tamil: கொஞ்சி konchi, கும்பாதிரி kumpatiri • Telugu: kosangi


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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 20, 2010, 6:36:19 AM3/20/10
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Yes Prashant ji
Very pretty plant, and equally good photgraphs


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tanay bose

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Mar 20, 2010, 7:19:33 AM3/20/10
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Yes Prashat ji ,
You are right and lovely photos ...enjoyed a lot
rhanks for sharing
Regards
tanay

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