Fw: Oroxylum indicum - seed dispersal

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Neil Soares

Jun 30, 2010, 3:51:11 AM6/30/10
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 An update to my previous mail. The seeds are now germinating en masse in situ. Sending the recent photographs taken over the weekend.
                       With regards,
                         Neil Soares.

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From: Neil Soares <drneil...@yahoo.com>
Subject: Oroxylum indicum - seed dispersal
To: indian...@googlegroups.com
Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 4:29 PM


  Photographed at my farm at Shahapur on Sunday.  Oroxylum indicum [Tetu, Ullu] also called the ‘Indian Trumpet Flower’ or ‘The Sword of Damocles’, though endangered is fairly common here. A few years ago [in July ‘06] with the onset of the monsoons had witnessed seeds germinating en masse on the ground as they lay in their dehisced pod. Unfortunately had not captured the images then.

   Sending a few photographs.

                   With regards,

                      Neil Soares.

Oroxylum indicum, Tetu, Ullu 1.jpg
Oroxylum indicum, Tetu, Ullu 2.jpg
Oroxylum indicum, Tetu, Ullu 3.jpg
Oroxylum indicum, Tetu, Ullu 4.jpg
Oroxylum indicum, Tetu, Ullu seed 1.jpg
Oroxylum indicum, Tetu, Ullu seed 2.jpg
Oroxylum indicum [Tetu ,Ullu] seeds germinating 1.jpg
Oroxylum indicum [Tetu ,Ullu] seeds germinating 2.jpg

mani nair

Jun 30, 2010, 7:28:33 AM6/30/10
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Mr. Neil, congratulations!  What you are going to do with all seedlings?



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Neil Soares

Jun 30, 2010, 8:51:15 AM6/30/10
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Hi Mani,
  Nothing. These are only the tip of the iceberg.
                 Neil Soares.

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tanay bose

Jun 30, 2010, 9:20:53 AM6/30/10
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Lovely continuation of the thread Neil Ji,
the completion of the life cycle of the plant and the thread !!
Tanay Bose
+91(033) 25550676 (Resi)

Dr. Pankaj Kumar

Jul 11, 2010, 10:32:19 AM7/11/10
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Nice pics....and collection..
beware of the bats which will come to pollinate these plants once they
grow up and flower!!!!
Just kidding!!!

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