TREE ID REQUEST

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PUTTARAJU K

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Mar 13, 2011, 12:16:22 AM3/13/11
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ON DAY TO DAY TRAIL IN THE KAIGA FOREST, FOUND THIS TREE WITH FRUIT

Date/Time-: 12/03/11         14:20

Location- Place, Altitude - Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-    Wild

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

Height/Length-7m


With Regards,
PUTTARAJU K,
SCIENTIFIC OFFICER,
KAIGA ATOMIC POWER PLANT,
POST-KAIGA, U.K.DISTRICT,
KARNATAKA -581400
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Mahadeswara

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Mar 13, 2011, 6:52:38 AM3/13/11
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Diospyros sps?
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Rashida Atthar

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Mar 13, 2011, 7:07:15 AM3/13/11
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More possibility for this to be Bridelia retusa - the leaf nerves and
venation a clue. More close- up pictures will be appreciated if
available.


regards,
Rashida.

Smita Raskar

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Mar 13, 2011, 7:13:25 AM3/13/11
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Diospyros malabarica?...  validate plz
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Nudrat

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Mar 14, 2011, 1:48:24 PM3/14/11
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On Mar 13, 4:13 pm, Smita Raskar <smita.ras...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Diospyros malabarica?...  validate plz
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> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 4:37 PM, Rashida Atthar <atthar.rash...@gmail.com>wrote:
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> Hello,

The tree in question is neither Diospyros malabarica as the persistent
calyx is absent and nor is the tree Bridelia retusa as fruits of
Bridelia are shiny berries almost black in colour.

However i could be incorrect. Experts please comment
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> > More possibility for this to be Bridelia retusa - the leaf nerves and
> > venation  a clue. More close- up pictures will be appreciated if
> > available.
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> > regards,
> > Rashida.
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Vijayasankar

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Mar 14, 2011, 5:56:03 PM3/14/11
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Could it be a Myristicaceae member?
 
Regards 
 
Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

Pardeshi S.

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Mar 15, 2011, 4:33:06 AM3/15/11
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Looks like Casaeria species...

satish pardeshi

Rashida Atthar

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Mar 15, 2011, 9:24:17 AM3/15/11
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Nudrat ji the picture above  may or may  not be Bridelia. But the black berries of Bridelia retusa take time to turn black, before that they are of various colours- grey- green, green, yellowish, half green yellow maroon  and than turn black . Infact, most of the time I have seen them in unripe form only. You may check my pictures of the same posted last week.
 
regards,
Rashida.  

vj

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Mar 16, 2011, 12:04:18 PM3/16/11
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Could it be lagerstroemia?

On Mar 15, 6:24 pm, Rashida Atthar <atthar.rash...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Nudrat ji the picture above  may or may  not be Bridelia. But the black
> berries of Bridelia retusa take time to turn black, before that they are of
> various colours- grey- green, green, yellowish, half green yellow maroon
> and than turn black . Infact, most of the time I have seen them in unripe
> form only. You may check my pictures of the same posted last week.
>
> regards,
> Rashida.
>

Nudrat

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Mar 17, 2011, 1:12:12 AM3/17/11
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Hello,

I have seen Bridelia berries at all stages and have eaten them too.
They are quite sweet when ripe. I am confident that the tree in
picture is not Bridelia. It neither seems to be Lagerstroemia as the
leaves donot seem to be opposite.

I may be incorrect about Lagerstroemia.

Rashida Atthar

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Mar 17, 2011, 2:36:14 AM3/17/11
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Good to know you have eaten them Nudrat ji. So it is confirmed that they are edible ! Next time shall try the same. Thanks.
 
regards,
Rashida.

Rashida Atthar

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Mar 17, 2011, 5:15:31 AM3/17/11
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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: kottai muthu <kotta...@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 7:34 PM
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:64990] Re: TREE ID REQUEST
To: Rashida Atthar <atthar....@gmail.com>


Dear all

It could be Knema attenuata, please check it

Sincerely

R. Kottaimuthu

Rashida Atthar

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Mar 20, 2011, 4:28:50 AM3/20/11
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From: Nudrat Sayed <nudrat.cat@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 10:31 AM
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:64949] Re: TREE ID REQUEST
To: Rashida Atthar <atthar....@gmail.com>


Hi,

I have seen Bridelia berries in all stages and that is the reason why i said that it is not Bridelia. 
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Warm Regards
Sayed Nudrat Zawar



Rashida Atthar

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Mar 20, 2011, 4:29:29 AM3/20/11
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---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Rashida Atthar <atthar....@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 12:04 PM
Subject: Re: [efloraofindia:64949] Re: TREE ID REQUEST
To: Nudrat Sayed <nudrat.cat@gmail.com>


Ok Nudrat ji. The info. was just for those who may not have seen the same, if they see the earlier stages they may think it is some other tree than !
 
regards.
Rashida.  

On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 10:31 AM, Nudrat Sayed <nudrat.cat@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

I have seen Bridelia berries in all stages and that is the reason why i said that it is not Bridelia. 

J.M. Garg

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Jun 27, 2011, 8:38:29 AM6/27/11
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Forwarding again for Id assistance please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“The tree in question is neither Diospyros malabarica as the persistent


calyx is absent and nor is the tree Bridelia retusa

as fruits of


Bridelia are shiny berries almost black in colour.

However i could be incorrect. Experts please comment” from Nudrat ji.

 

Could it be a Myristicaceae member? 
Regards   
Vijayasankar Raman”

 

Looks like Casaeria species...

satish pardeshi”

 

"It could be Knema attenuata, please check it
Sincerely
R. Kottaimuthu"

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Jun 27, 2011, 9:09:40 AM6/27/11
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It is Knema attenuata (syn. Myristica attenuata), from family Myristacaceae

A rare evergreen tree, mostly found in Evergreen forest.

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On 6/27/11, J.M. Garg <jmg...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Forwarding again for Id assistance please.
>
> Some earlier relevant feedback:
>

> “The tree in question is *neither Diospyros malabarica as the persistent
> calyx is absent and nor is the tree Bridelia retusa* as fruits of


> Bridelia are shiny berries almost black in colour.
>
> However i could be incorrect. Experts please comment” from Nudrat ji.
>
>
>

> “*Could it be a Myristicaceae member?**
> *Regards
> Vijayasankar Raman”
>
>
>
> “*Looks like Casaeria species...*
>
> satish pardeshi”
>
>
> "It *could be Knema attenuata*, please check it

> The whole world uses my Image Resource of more than a *thousand species* &


> eight thousand images of Birds, Butterflies, Plants etc. (arranged
> alphabetically & place-wise):
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:J.M.Garg. You can also use them
> for free as per Creative Commons license attached with each image.
> For identification, learning, discussion & documentation of Indian Flora,
> please visit/ join our Efloraofindia Google e-group:
> http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepix (more than 1600 members &
> 70,000 messages on 30/5/11) or Efloraofindia website:
> https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/ (with a species database of
> around 5000 species)
>


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