Tree for Id- 270310Jm3

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J.M. Garg

Mar 27, 2010, 1:59:29 AM3/27/10
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Date/Time- on 21/3/10 at 16.32 hrs.

Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- At Tollygunj Golf Club, Kolkata

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Cultivated (?)

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Tree


Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-

Inflorescence Type/ Size-

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- Not seen

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- Not seen

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- Seen under a very high tree possibly of Pterygota alata (Buddha's Coconut), which I shall be posting separately

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Kenneth Greby

Mar 27, 2010, 2:28:14 AM3/27/10
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Looks like jakfruit to me.


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Neil Soares

Mar 27, 2010, 3:28:56 AM3/27/10
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Hi Mr.Garg,
  It looks like Pterygota alata 'Diversifolia' [also known as the 'Mad tree' , a variant of Buddha's coconut].

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Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-

Inflorescence Type/ Size-

Parjanya guru

Mar 27, 2010, 3:36:18 AM3/27/10
to Neil Soares, efloraofindia, J.M. Garg
I too agree with Neil..
 The plant, a young  Pterygota alata....


J.M. Garg

Mar 29, 2010, 12:56:44 AM3/29/10
to Parjanya guru, Neil Soares, efloraofindia
Thanks, Neil ji & Parjanya ji,
My friend Bikram, accompanying me, also stated that this may be a Pagla (Mad) Tree with varied leaves. 

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