Mangrove Flower

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Dr.Gautam Joglekar

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Jan 3, 2010, 4:08:41 AM1/3/10
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Hi all,

Here's a close up of a mangrove flower.

Shot this on the  Hedwi beach in Ratnagiri district.

cheers,

Dr. Gautam Joglekar.
Mangrove 1.jpg
Mangrove 2.jpg

shrikant ingalhalikar

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Jan 3, 2010, 7:27:33 AM1/3/10
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This is a coastal tree Calophyllum inophyllum of Clusiaceae (Undi in
marathi). It is not a mangrove. Regards
Shrikant Ingalhalikar

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Dinesh Valke

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Jan 3, 2010, 7:41:11 AM1/3/10
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commonly known as: Alexandrian laurel, beach mahogany, beauty leaf, Borneo mahogany, mast-wood, pinnay tree, oil-nut tree • Hindi: सुलतान चम्पा sultan champa, सुरपुन surpun • Kannada: ಸುರಹೊನ್ನೆ surahonne • Konkani: उंडी undi, उंगम ungam • Malayalam: പുന്ന punna • Marathi: पुन्नाग punnag, उंड unda OR उंडी undi • Oriya: tungakesara • Sanskrit: काम्बोजः kambojh, कुम्भीकः kumbhikh, नाग चम्पा naag champa, नागपुष्पः nagapushpah, प्रमुखः pramukhah, पुन्नाग punnaga, पुरुषः purusha, तुङ्गः tungah, व्यागुलीरेणुः vyagulirenu • Tamil: புன்னை punnai • Telugu: నమేరువు nameruvu, పొన్న ponna • Urdu: سرپن surpun
 
 
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Dr.Gautam Joglekar

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Jan 4, 2010, 9:22:18 AM1/4/10
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Dear Mr. Valke,

Thank you so much for providing so many names of the tree.

cheers,
Dr. Gautam Joglekar.

Ramasamy Selvam

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Jan 4, 2010, 11:49:14 AM1/4/10
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The oil from this tree is used to run oil engine by a farmer in Nagapattinam district. The tree also grows in inland conditions in Thanjavur district. 
R.Selvam.
R.Selvam,
Pudu Nilavu Food Forest,
Thalavu Malai,Arachalur,
Erode District,Tamil nadu,638 101
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