Sal flowers- Bethuadahari

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Shantanu Bhattacharya

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Nov 7, 2010, 1:26:37 PM11/7/10
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Hi
sharing snap of Sal (Shorea robusta) flowers and leaves..shot at
Bethuadahari WLS.
regards
Shantanu : )
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 7, 2010, 2:14:02 PM11/7/10
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Those fruits look too strange to be of Sal!!

Pankaj

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Vijayasankar

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:07:59 PM11/7/10
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Shorea fruits have wings. This looks like Teak (Tectona grandis).

Regards

Vijayasankar

Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:10:37 PM11/7/10
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very strangely, leaves look like Shorea :p....

Pankaj Oudhia

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:17:50 PM11/7/10
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:19:13 PM11/7/10
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Welcome back.....and hope you had great diwali too...
Pankaj

Shantanu Bhattacharya

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:24:53 PM11/7/10
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Hi friends...
i am not at all sure about the species....the leaves looked like Sal.
Sending a pic of the entire tree for identification.

regards
Shantanu : )

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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:28:00 PM11/7/10
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This is a Teak, Tectona grandis used to belong to Verbenaceae, nut now
considered a members of Lamiaceae.
Regards
Pankaj

Shantanu

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:30:23 PM11/7/10
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Okay Pankaj ji......thanks for the ID...i thought Teak leaves are much
larger :)

Shantanu.

On Nov 8, 1:28 am, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This is a Teak, Tectona grandis used to belong to Verbenaceae, nut now
> considered a members of Lamiaceae.
> Regards
> Pankaj
>
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 1:54 AM, Shantanu Bhattacharya <shnt...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi friends...
> > i am not at all sure about the species....the leaves looked like Sal.
> > Sending a pic of the entire tree for identification.
>
> > regards
> > Shantanu  : )
>
> > On 11/8/10, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> very strangely, leaves look like Shorea :p....
>
> >> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 1:37 AM, Vijayasankar <vijay.botan...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>> Shorea fruits have wings. This looks like Teak (Tectona grandis).
>
> >>> Regards
>
> >>> Vijayasankar
>
> >>> On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 1:14 PM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com>
> Dehradun - 248001, India- Hide quoted text -
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> - Show quoted text -

Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:31:15 PM11/7/10
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Leaf size varies a lot. Depending upon season and humidity.
Pankaj

Pankaj Oudhia

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:32:06 PM11/7/10
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Thanks. Engaged in Photo Gallery and CGBD database work. Uploaded over 51,000 images so far. Inform you when upload of Jharkhand and Himalayan flora will start, including Orchids.

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Pankaj Oudhia

Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 7, 2010, 3:35:05 PM11/7/10
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wow, that would be great......
Eagerly waiting.....
Pankaj
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