Malvaceae week :: Bombax insigne

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 8, 2011, 4:48:14 AM9/8/11
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Bombax insigne Wall.
  • BOM-baks -- from the Greek bombyx (silk), referring to the silken fibers from this tree
    in-SIG-nee or in-SIG-nay -- remarkable or distinguished

Bombax insigne
Feb 2, 2008 at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary


commonly known as: silk cotton tree • Andaman: didu, dumboil • Bengali: সেমল semal • Kuki: inpang • Malayalam: കല്ലിലവ് kallilav, പൃള prila • Manipuri: খুমন তেৰা khuman tera • Marathi: देव सावर dev-savar • Sanskrit: कूटशाल्मली kutasalmali • Tamil: கல்இலவு kalilavu

Native of: India, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam


  • ... the rarer Bombax ... Dec 12, 2009 at Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)
  • Prila (Malayalam: പൃള) ... Dec 21, 2008 somewhere on Kumbharli Ghat
  • Khuman Tera (in Manipuri) ... Dec 21, 2008 somewhere on Kumbharli Ghat
  • Silk-cotton pod ... Feb 7, 2009 at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bombax insigne ... Dec 13, 2009 at Yeoor Hills (part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park)
  • ... more views: http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=91314344%40N00&q=Bombaxinsigne&m=tags


Regards.
Dinesh

Balkar Arya

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Sep 8, 2011, 9:51:38 AM9/8/11
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Beautiful !!!!!!!
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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