Indian Tulip - Thespisia populnea

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raghu ananth

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Jul 3, 2010, 6:45:30 AM7/3/10
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One of the common village trees with beautiful flowers
 
Indian Tulip,
Thespisia populnea
(Thespisia  - A small genus of tropical trees including the portia tree)
Fam: Malavacea
cordate leaves, yellow flowers
Kanugana halli
Mysore district
Regional : Buguri, Hoovarasi, [Kannada]
 
16 Aug 2008
 
Common name: Indian tulip tree, Aden apple, Portia tree • Hindi: Paras pipal पारस पीपल • Malayalam: Puvarasu • Bengali: Palaspipal • Tamil: பூவரசு Puvarasu
 
 
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tanay bose

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Jul 3, 2010, 8:57:16 AM7/3/10
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Nice catch and seems you got hold of both colored flowers !!
tanay

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Rashida Atthar

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Jul 3, 2010, 9:42:44 AM7/3/10
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A nice complete set of Pics  Raghu ji. Tanay ji the flower changes colour into the reddish one shown within few hours !

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Rashida.

mani nair

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Jul 3, 2010, 10:25:42 AM7/3/10
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Nice pictures Raghu ji.  This tree is also known as Umbrella tree as from a distance it looks like an open umbrella.  

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Mani.

raghu ananth

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Sep 11, 2011, 12:13:06 AM9/11/11
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Malvaceae Week: Indian Tulip - Thespisia populnea (MW-AR06)

(A flowering tree common in south Indian villages. Found near to the village entry point- Welcome tree? )
 
Indian Tulip, Portia tree,
Thespisia populnea
(Thespisia  - A small genus of tropical trees including the portia tree)
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Balkar Arya

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Sep 11, 2011, 12:40:59 AM9/11/11
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Good information and pics Raghu ji
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Madhuri Pejaver

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Sep 11, 2011, 4:33:09 AM9/11/11
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Dear Raghuji
I have seen the flowers becomming pink, but not this beautiful pink.
Superb
Madhuri

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