My friend Sh. S.Gahlot during walks stated this tree to be called Domur in Bengali. I told him that this is a Chukka (Croton roxburghii) as per my Id. But I am myself not seem satishfied with my Id of Chukka (Croton roxburghii). There are other two species grown in wild or cultivated of Croton, namely Croton tiglium & Croton oblongifolius. But I not not finding enough details anywhere including net, to nail the Id.
Can anybody help in the matter?
I have seen this smallish tree grown in wild in Kolkata around water, on its own & possibly it is not specifically cultivated. I generally see the leaves eaten up as in one of the pictures. I have also seen Baya weavers nesting in its branches. All pictures taken at Kolkata.
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