Flora of Haryana: Limonia acidissima from Karnal Near NDRI Campus

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Balkar Arya

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Aug 26, 2011, 8:53:54 PM8/26/11
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Dear All

Limonia acidissima L

From Roadside area Near NDRI Campus Karnal Haryana (228 Mts)
Planted by forest deptt there
Localy known as " Kaintha" Fruit is edible and have medicinal value

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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Tanay Bose

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Aug 27, 2011, 2:07:54 AM8/27/11
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Very nice  and detailed photographs Balkar ji
Thanks for sharing
Tanay
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Na Bha

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Aug 27, 2011, 7:28:20 AM8/27/11
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I suppose it is aclled kavath in Marathi.

correct?
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Nalini

Madhuri Raut

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Aug 27, 2011, 8:00:41 AM8/27/11
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nice pics. 
yes it is called kavath in Marathi and a deleicious chatani is made from its pulp esp on Mahashivratari day
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Bhagyashri

promila chaturvedi

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Aug 27, 2011, 9:18:23 AM8/27/11
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It is also known as Kaith. I experienced its sharp thorns during my childhood. But also trid to fell few fruits- some ripe and some of them fully ripe. Enjoyed the taste .And in the bargain got scolding.
Promila

Balkar Arya

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Aug 27, 2011, 9:34:26 AM8/27/11
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Thanks Tanay, Nalini Ji, Madhuri Ji and Promila ji
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