Re: [Indiantreepix] Sterculia foetida(wild almond)

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vinod kumar gupta

Feb 1, 2008, 12:17:13 PM2/1/08
to satish phadke, indiantreepix,
Attaching some more pics of the same plant,showing the leaves,bark and fruit pod.It is yet to flower in delhi(probable date March)

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From: satish phadke <>
To: indiantreepix <>
Sent: Friday, February 1, 2008 8:37:57 PM
Subject: [Indiantreepix] Sterculia foetida

Sterculia foetida has shed all its leaves and is in full bloom with many small beautiful delicate flowers(Though with foetish smell) near my house in Pune. Also seen  are some of its old fruits.

Dr. Satish Phadke

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J.M. Garg

Feb 1, 2008, 7:27:48 PM2/1/08
to vinod kumar gupta, satish phadke, indiantreepix,
Here is a good link on detailed inf. about Sterculia foetida (wild almond):

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J.M. Garg

Feb 4, 2008, 4:13:00 AM2/4/08
to vinod kumar gupta, satish phadke, indiantreepix,
Attaching two pictures of its trunk & leafless upperparts & canopy with flowers & fruits, taken in Kolkata in Feb.'07.
With regards,
"We often ignore the beauty around us"
Wild almond (Sterculia foetida) canopy with flowers & fruits in Kolkata I IMG_3323.jpg
Wild almond (Sterculia foetida) trunk with flowers & fruits in Kolkata I IMG_3327.jpg
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