Celastrus paniculatus

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Neil Soares

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Sep 24, 2010, 9:11:48 AM9/24/10
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Hi,
 Had previously posted photographs of the flowering and fruiting of Jyotismati [Celastrus paniculata]. Last weekend noticed fallen fruit from a plant that had climbed to the top of my Banyan tree. Sending a few photographs.
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                    Neil Soares.

Celastrus paniculatus, Jyotismati leaves.jpg
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Fallen fruit of Celastrus paniculatus,Jyotismati.jpg

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 24, 2010, 9:14:06 AM9/24/10
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... commonly known as: black-oil plant, celastrus, oriental bittersweet, intellect tree, staff tree • Bengali: kijri, malkangani • Gujarati: માલકંગના malkangana • Hindi: मालकंगनी malkangani • Kannada: ಭವಮ್ಗ bhavamga, ಜೊತಿಷ್ಮತಿ jotishmati, ಕರಿಗನ್ನೇ kariganne, ಕೊಉಗಿಲು kougilu • Konkani: माळकांगोणी malkangoni • Marathi: कांगुणी kanguni, माळकांगोणी malkangoni • Oriya: korsana, pengu • Sanskrit: अलवण alavan, ज्योतिषमति jyotishmati, कन्गु kangu • Tamil: குவரிகுண்டல் kuvarikuntal, மண்ணைக்கட்டி mannai-k-katti, வாலுளுவை valuluvai • Telugu: కాసరతీగె kasara-tige, మానెరు maneru • Urdu: کنگني مال malkanguni


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Smita Raskar

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Sep 24, 2010, 11:19:51 AM9/24/10
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Hey you know what, it is used in brain tonic increased memory thats why intellect tree
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Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 24, 2010, 11:29:43 AM9/24/10
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In Jharkhand tribals call it KUJRI and it seed oil is used against Rheumatism. 
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Satish Phadke

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Sep 24, 2010, 12:02:12 PM9/24/10
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Very nice pictures Neil ji
I could witness this in on opposite side of the road near Prakruti restaurant  Yavateshwar Kas.
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tanay bose

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Sep 24, 2010, 12:18:08 PM9/24/10
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is the oil extracted from it is black in colour which gives it the name "black oil tree"?
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Pankaj Kumar

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Sep 24, 2010, 2:10:15 PM9/24/10
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The oil colour was dark brown to reddish which I had seen.
Pankaj
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