Kalatope Tree id al040711

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Alok Mahendroo

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Jul 4, 2011, 12:50:00 PM7/4/11
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Dear friends,
A tree for id from Chamba

Location Chamba
Altitude 900 mts
Habit Tree
Habitat..?? Cultivated
Height 20-25 mts

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Alok
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Himalayan Village Education Trust
Village Khudgot,
P.O. Dalhousie
District Chamba
H.P. 176304, India
www.hive.interconnection.org
www.hivetrust.wordpress.com
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Ritesh Choudhary

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Jul 4, 2011, 9:11:08 PM7/4/11
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Looks like pale flowered variety of Michelia champaca.

Experts' comments awaited.

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Ritesh.

tanay bose

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Jul 5, 2011, 2:07:46 AM7/5/11
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I think Ritesh Ji gave a great suggestion ..which I too feel is correct
Tanay
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Vijayasankar

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Jul 5, 2011, 12:09:43 PM7/5/11
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Yes, it is Michelia champaca, a red listed medicinal plant. Wild populations can be seen in the evergreen forests of Kolli hills.
Tamil Name: Chenbagam  செண்பகம்
 
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Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi
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