Sophora japonica from Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 31, 2010, 2:04:28 AM7/31/10
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Sophora japonica from Kashmir, commonly grown in Gardens and lawns and trained in the shape of an umbrella. Photographed from Hazuribagh garden in Srinagar on 16 June, 2010.

Common names: Umbrella tree, Japanese pagoda tree, Chinese scholar tree
Kashmir: Chhatur kul


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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
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Kenneth Greby

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Jul 31, 2010, 2:25:43 AM7/31/10
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 Here in the US, especially in areas where it gets some winter cold, Sophora japonica can become a rather sizable tree.  Here is a tree approx. 60'/20m tall, with a trunk about 36"/90 cm in diameter.

Regards--
Ken.

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z93/fastfeat/Sophorajaponica1.jpg
http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z93/fastfeat/Sophorajaponica_trunk.jpg
http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z93/fastfeat/Sophorajaponica_lvs.jpg



From: Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com>
To: efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>; Flowers of India <flowers...@gmail.com>
Sent: Fri, July 30, 2010 11:04:28 PM
Subject: [efloraofindia:42934] Sophora japonica from Kashmir

Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 31, 2010, 2:45:11 AM7/31/10
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Dear Kenneth
Really interesting. In Kashmir they barely allowed to grow taller than 10-15 ft., trimmed heavily and braches trained to for a close umbrella. Must be the practice in Europe also, that is why the common English name umbrella tree.



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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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/ 

tanay bose

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Jul 31, 2010, 7:28:29 AM7/31/10
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Quite neat to look !!! Thanks for the pictures and useful information

Tanay
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Rashida Atthar

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Jul 31, 2010, 8:49:15 AM7/31/10
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Thanks for  sharing these pictures Sir. Collins book of  garden trees mentions that this is now placed in a segragate genus- Styphnolobium. Is this true Sir ?

regards,
Rashida.

Gurcharan Singh

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Jul 31, 2010, 9:45:01 AM7/31/10
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Rashida ji you are absolutely right
Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott  (syn: Sophora japonica L.)
Thanks for prompting me to have a relook at GRIN


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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/ 

 

tanay bose

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Jul 31, 2010, 1:29:42 PM7/31/10
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Thanks Rashida Ji!!
For making me aware of the new name I was completely ignorant of the fact
tanay

Kenneth Greby

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Jul 31, 2010, 7:05:04 PM7/31/10
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Rashida--

Thanks indeed! I have passed the info along to others who may not have been aware.

GRIN, Tropicos links below.

Regards--
Ken.

http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxsearchlist.pl?select%20distinct%20}}||%20replace%28t.taxon,}%20f.%20},}%20f.%20}%29||}%20}||%20replace%28t.taxauthor,}%20f.},}%20ff.}%29||%20decode%28t.validtaxno,t.taxno,null,}%20%28=}||%20replace%28t1.taxon,}%20f.%20},}%20f.%20}%29||}%20}||%20t1.taxauthor||}%29}%29,%20t.taxno%20from%20prod.tax%20t,%20prod.tax%20t1%20where%20t.validtaxno%20=%20t1.taxno%20AND%20%28replace%28replace%28t.taxon,}%20x%20},}%20}%29,}-},}}%29%20like%20}Styphnolobium%20japonicum^}%20OR%20t.taxon%20like%20}Styphnolobium%20japonicum^}%20OR%20t.taxon%20like%20}X%20Styphnolobium%20japonicum^}%20OR%20t.taxon%20like%20}!Styphnolobium%20japonicum^}%29@%3Cb%3Egenus/species%3C/b%3E%20=%20%27%3Ci%3EStyphnolobium%20japonicum*%3C/i%3E%27%20&%20%3Cb%3Efamily%3C/b%3E%20=%20%27all%20families%27%20&%20%3Cb%3Enative%20country%3C/b%3E%20=%20%27all%20countries%27

http://www.tropicos.org/NameAcceptedNames.aspx?nameid=13032977


From: tanay bose <tanay...@gmail.com>
To: Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com>
Cc: Rashida Atthar <atthar....@gmail.com>; Kenneth Greby <fst...@yahoo.com>; efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>; Flowers of India <flowers...@gmail.com>
Sent: Sat, July 31, 2010 10:29:42 AM
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:42954] Sophora japonica from Kashmir

Thanks Rashida Ji!!
For making me aware of the new name I was completely ignorant of the fact
tanay

On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:
Rashida ji you are absolutely right
Styphnolobium japonicum (L.) Schott  (syn: Sophora japonica L.)
Thanks for prompting me to have a relook at GRIN


-- 
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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

Rashida Atthar

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Aug 1, 2010, 7:02:33 AM8/1/10
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Thank you Dr. Gurcharan ji and Mr. Kenneth  for the confirmation and updates. Welcome Tanay !

regarsd,
Rashida.
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