Malvaceae week :: Pterygota alata

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 8, 2011, 8:54:36 AM9/8/11
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Pterygota alata (L.) Willd.
  • ¿ ter-ee-GO-tow ?-- from the Greek pterygotós (winged)
    a-LAY-tuh -- winged

Sterculia alata
Jul 7, 2007 in Aarey Milk Colony, Mumbai


commonly known as: buddha coconut • Assamese: tula • Bengali: buddha narikel • Kannada: kolugida • Malayalam: porila • Marathi: करवटी karvati • Tamil: கொடைத்தோண்டி kodaittondi

Native to: India, south-east Asia




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Dinesh

Balkar Arya

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Sep 8, 2011, 12:02:55 PM9/8/11
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Nice one Dinesh ji seeing this plant after 4-5 years
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Giby Kuriakose

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Sep 8, 2011, 12:05:38 PM9/8/11
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Nice picture! 
I love to see this tree with straight long trunk in the evergreen forests.

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Giby






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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 8, 2011, 12:08:15 PM9/8/11
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... many thanks Balkar ji and Giby ... not yet lucky to get to its beautiful flowers.
Regards.
Dinesh
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