Malvaceae Week: Pachira aquatica from California

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 9, 2011, 9:43:16 PM9/9/11
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Pachira aquatica Aubl., Hist. pl. Guiane 726, t. 291-292. 1775

Common names: Guiana-chestnutMalabar-chestnutprovision-treesabanutwater-chestnutwild cocoa, money tree

This interesting plant I had photographed from a store in California in Christmas days and forgotten about it till Satish ji uploaded photographs from a full grown tree. Native of America, Brazil and Mexica, I wonder the source for name Malabar-chestnut. 

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Balkar Arya

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Sep 10, 2011, 12:42:00 AM9/10/11
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Sir, Flowers seen in first photo belong to this plant or another?
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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 10, 2011, 12:48:53 AM9/10/11
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Oh I did not notice earlier. They are orchid flowers.

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Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

Balkar Arya

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Sep 10, 2011, 12:55:52 AM9/10/11
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Thanks Sir for clarification

Dinesh Valke

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Sep 10, 2011, 1:53:51 AM9/10/11
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... looks like Gurcharan ji is digging his plant photos from some akshaya-patra (legendary container from which contents never exhaust).
Keep them coming ... the week is getting richer.
Regards.
Dinesh

Satish Phadke

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Sep 10, 2011, 3:40:20 AM9/10/11
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Nice to see so many saplings some of which will ultimately grow to full bloomed beautiful big trees on earth.

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 7:13 AM, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:

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