Malvaceae Week: Guazuma ulmifolia from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 10, 2011, 11:30:22 PM9/10/11
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Guazuma ulmifolia Lam.

Common names: bastard-cedar, West Indian-elm

In India often named Rudrasam in Tamil, Rudraksham in Mal., Rudrakshi in Kan., and often confused with real Rudraksh
in Rajasthan and Maharashtra it is known as Bhadraksh.

Rudraksh is Elaeocarpus angustifolius, advertised so commonly on TV 
Badraksh is Guazuma ulmifolia, the poor substitute. 

Commonly grown in Delhi in Parks and roadsides.


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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Balkar Arya

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Sep 11, 2011, 12:38:52 AM9/11/11
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Beautiful pics Sir
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Satish Phadke

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Sep 11, 2011, 12:42:31 AM9/11/11
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A good series of pictures.
Dr Satish Phadke

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:

Madhuri Pejaver

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Sep 11, 2011, 6:13:20 AM9/11/11
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Beautiful flower
Madhuri

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