Is this rain tree?

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Dec 25, 2008, 6:23:29 AM12/25/08
Request for ID.

Location: Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

Best Regards,
Kaushal Chandak
+(91) 9955 371503
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J.M. Garg

Jan 6, 2009, 7:32:05 AM1/6/09
to kaushal,
Hi, Kaushal ji,
It appears so. See from Indiantreepix Database:
Samanea saman (syn. Pithecolobium saman, Mimosa saman, Calliandra saman, Acasia propinquce, Inga cinerea) Mimosaceae Vilaiti Siris,  Rain tree, Monkey pod, Cenizaro, Saman or Cow tamarind  I have records o its flowering in March & August to Oct. in Kolkata. Beginning to flower (22/2/08) in Bangalore as per Poonam ji. Few early flowers being seen now a days (26/2/08) as per Satish ji in Pune. Flowering in the JVPD Scheme/Andheri, Mumbai- 31/3/08- Tejal ji. Flowering observed in Pune- April first fortnight- Satish ji. Beautiful Trees & Shrubs of Calcutta by Sh. R.K. Chakraverty & S.K.Jain states that it starts flowering from early spring (Feb.- March) and continues spordically up to late Mansoon (September). Vilaiti Siris/ Rain Tree (Samanea saman) - indiantreepix | Google Groups Jungle Myna basking at Vilaiti Siris/ Rain tree (Samanea saman) - indiantreepix | Google Groups SAMANEA SAMAN - RAIN TREE.

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