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Thiruvengadam Ekambaram

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Jun 4, 2010, 9:55:00 AM6/4/10
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This tree picture I took during Nature camp to the Nilgiri Biosphere
Reserve Nagarhole National Park
Date/Time-------------9.5.10 4.30 p.m
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- --------------- Nagarhole National Park

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type--------Wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- ------Tree
Height/Length- ------------6 metre
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size----------5 inch wide
Inflorescence Type/ Size- --------------- Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds------------ As seen in the picture,
overall diameter 1.5 inch


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tanay bose

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Jun 4, 2010, 9:59:38 AM6/4/10
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Dear Thiruvengadam Ji,
I hope this plant is Bixa orellana from the family Bixaceae.
Regards
Tanay


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Gurcharan Singh

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Jun 4, 2010, 10:06:37 AM6/4/10
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I think Bixa orellana


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On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 7:25 PM, Thiruvengadam Ekambaram <ethiruv...@gmail.com> wrote:

Dinesh Valke

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Jun 4, 2010, 10:09:11 AM6/4/10
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... but is there any other species looking similar to / close to B. orellana ?
Regards.

Muthu Karthick

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Jun 4, 2010, 11:05:31 AM6/4/10
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Dear all,
This is Bixa ornellana L. of Bixaceae, a Tropical American plant. There is no record of an allied species of this in TN.
Please refer the following:
Muthu Karthick, N
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Care Earth Trust
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Thiruvengadam Ekambaram

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Jun 4, 2010, 12:31:12 PM6/4/10
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Sir
The tree is from Karnataka.
Sorry ,date was wrong it should be 040610

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Thiruvengadam Ekambaram

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Jun 6, 2010, 1:41:33 AM6/6/10
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This Orchid picture I took during Nature camp to the Nilgiri Biosphere
Reserve – Avalanche near Nilgiri.
Date/Time--------------9.5.10 -5.30p.m
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- --------------- Avalanche near Nilgiri
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type----------- Wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- -----Orchid
Height/Length- -----------------4 meter ht. on the trunk of the tree
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size /Inflorescence Type/ Size- ---------- As seen
in the picture
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- -------------As seen in the picture
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-

Please give ID

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E.Thiruvengadam
Mobile 09987886892
Chembur, Mumbai

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J.M. Garg

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Jun 19, 2010, 2:30:25 AM6/19/10
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Forwarding again for Id assistance pl.




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Jun 20, 2010, 2:09:13 AM6/20/10
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A reply:
"Hello!
This seems to be Cymbidium sp.
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Sweedle"

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