A Butterfly tree

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Padmini Raghavan

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Nov 4, 2010, 2:45:04 PM11/4/10
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Please help me id this tree growing on the premises of a Govt Office in Chennai.
It had a very interesting trunk and had some butterflies hovering over the fruit and flowers at the top of the tree.
 Thanks,
Padmini Raghavan.
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Pankaj Kumar

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Nov 4, 2010, 3:01:06 PM11/4/10
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I guess this could be

Gmelina arborea Roxb. Hort. Bengal. 46. 1814.

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Panka

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tanay bose

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Nov 4, 2010, 8:58:08 PM11/4/10
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Gmelina arborea sure
Tanay
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Padmini Raghavan

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Nov 5, 2010, 2:12:16 PM11/5/10
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The trunk has such a distinctive pattern that I hope someone will be able to throw some light on its id.
  (The pics of Gmelina arborea show a smooth trunk.)
 
Thanks,
Padmini Raghavan

Navendu

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Nov 6, 2010, 6:56:06 AM11/6/10
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I think its a species of Premna

navendu

On Nov 5, 11:12 pm, Padmini Raghavan <padi...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The trunk has such a distinctive pattern that I hope someone will be able to
> throw some light on its id.
>   (The pics of Gmelina arborea show a smooth trunk.)
>
> Thanks,
> Padmini Raghavan
>
> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 6:28 AM, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Gmelina arborea sure
> > Tanay
>
> >  On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:31 AM, Pankaj Kumar <sahanipan...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> >> I guess this could be
>
> >> Gmelina arborea Roxb. Hort. Bengal. 46. 1814.
>
> >> Regards
> >> Panka
>
> >> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:15 AM, Padmini Raghavan <padi...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Please help me id this tree growing on the premises of a Govt Office in
> >> > Chennai.
> >> > It had a very interesting trunk and had some butterflies hovering over
> >> the
> >> > fruit and flowers at the top of the tree.
> >> >  Thanks,
> >> > Padmini Raghavan.
>
> >> --
> >> ***********************************************
> >> "TAXONOMISTS GETTING EXTINCT AND SPECIES DATA DEFICIENT !!"
>
> >> Pankaj Kumar Ph.D. (Orchidaceae)
> >> Research Associate
> >> Greater Kailash Sacred Landscape Project
> >> Department of Habitat Ecology
> >> Wildlife Institute of India
> >> Post Box # 18
> >> Dehradun - 248001, India
>
> > --
> > *Tanay Bose*

Mahadeswara Swamy

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Nov 6, 2010, 10:28:03 AM11/6/10
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It  looks like  Premna species.  One has to check the characters ( leaves, flowers etc.) to arrive at the species.  What is ithe colour of the flowers. Whitish, greenish or greenish white flowers? What type of  drupe : globose, sub globose or abovoid?

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C KUNHIKANNAN

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Nov 8, 2010, 1:27:21 PM11/8/10
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It is a species of Premna. Most likely P. tomentosa!!
kunhikannan

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Padmini Raghavan

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Nov 8, 2010, 2:20:34 PM11/8/10
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Dear Drs. Kunhikannan and Mahadeshwaraswamy,
   The fruits are spherical like small marbles. There were no flowers when I managed to photograph the tree.
  The only pic I was able to view on the net was one of Premna serratiofolia and the fruit matched but not the leaves.
 Thanks for the clue.
Rgds,
Padmini Raghavan.

J.M. Garg

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Dec 6, 2010, 12:47:37 AM12/6/10
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“I think its a species of Premna

navendu”

 

“It  looks like  Premna species.  One has to check the characters ( leaves, flowers etc.) to arrive at the species.  What is ithe colour of the flowers. Whitish, greenish or greenish white flowers? What type of  drupe : globose, sub globose or abovoid? ” from Mahadeswara ji.

 

“It is a species of Premna. Most likely P. tomentosa!!
kunhikannan”

 
"Dear Drs. Kunhikannan and Mahadeshwaraswamy,
   The fruits are spherical like small marbles. There were no flowers when I
managed to photograph the tree.
  The only pic I was able to view on the net was one of Premna serratiofolia
and the fruit matched but not the leaves.
 Thanks for the clue.
Rgds,
Padmini Raghavan. "


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mani nair

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Dec 6, 2010, 1:05:37 AM12/6/10
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Dear Sundararaman,
There is a open butterfly garden in Thane, near to Mumbai.  Yesterday I visited the place and there are many food plants and nectar plants there.   Nearly 90 species of butterflies visits the place.   I am giving below the address of the butterfly garden.

Ovalekar Wadi Butterfly garden,
Thane -  400 607
Phone:
9820779729 / 9869256054

Regards,

Mani.

J.M. Garg

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Dec 23, 2010, 3:47:14 AM12/23/10
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
Some earlier relevant feedback:
“I think its a species of Premna
navendu”
 
“It  looks like  Premna species.  One has to check the characters ( leaves, flowers etc.) to arrive at the species.  What is ithe colour of the flowers. Whitish, greenish or greenish white flowers? What type of  drupe : globose, sub globose or abovoid? ” from Mahadeswara ji.
 
“It is a species of Premna. Most likely P. tomentosa!!
kunhikannan”
 
"Dear Drs. Kunhikannan and Mahadeshwaraswamy,
   The fruits are spherical like small marbles. There were no flowers when I
managed to photograph the tree.
  The only pic I was able to view on the net was one of Premna serratiofolia
and the fruit matched but not the leaves.
 Thanks for the clue.
Rgds,
Padmini Raghavan. "

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 17, 2011, 12:48:01 AM1/17/11
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
Some earlier relevant feedback:
“I think its a species of Premna
navendu”
 
“It  looks like  Premna species.  One has to check the characters ( leaves, flowers etc.) to arrive at the species.  What is ithe colour of the flowers. Whitish, greenish or greenish white flowers? What type of  drupe : globose, sub globose or abovoid? ” from Mahadeswara ji.
 
“It is a species of Premna. Most likely P. tomentosa!!
kunhikannan”
 
"Dear Drs. Kunhikannan and Mahadeshwaraswamy, 
   The fruits are spherical like small marbles. There were no flowers when I 
managed to photograph the tree. 
  The only pic I was able to view on the net was one of Premna serratiofolia 
and the fruit matched but not the leaves. 
 Thanks for the clue. 
Rgds, 
Padmini Raghavan. "



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JM Garg

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