Sterculia Guttata seeds

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Kiran Srivastava

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Mar 2, 2008, 11:54:57 AM3/2/08
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In December I had posted the large hard plum-coloured fruits of Sterculia guttata tree from Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. This morning we found them on the ground open with black seeds within.

 

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Kiran Srivastava

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J.M. Garg

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Mar 2, 2008, 10:12:07 PM3/2/08
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Wonderful picture, Kiran ji.
Is more inf. available on this species?

 
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J.M. Garg

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Mar 3, 2008, 12:15:44 AM3/3/08
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Thanks, Barve ji.

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Date: Mar 3, 2008 10:15 AM
Subject: Re: [Indiantreepix] Re: Sterculia Guttata seeds
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The tree is found at many places. IIT Mumbai has good samples. It is known as Dongari Badam & Pachpala in Marathi. The seeds taste like ground/ kopra are edible.
It profusely flowers with star shaped dark red flowers. fruits come in bunches of tree to six. They green and then turn bright red in color. They open and only seeds fall down. The fruit in photo must have been plucked by monkey. Else it falls down only in late monsoon.
 
There big trees of this in cross maidan near Mumbai CST. I have seen this in Botanical garden Kolkata also. I have planted two trees in Nashik it gives fruits in about ten years.
 
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Kiran Srivastava

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Mar 3, 2008, 9:26:31 PM3/3/08
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Thanks for the good information. Yes, there were Common Langurs in the vicinity.

 

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Kiran Srivastava

Mumbai

 


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Sent: 03 March 2008 10:46
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Subject: [Indiantreepix] Fwd: [Indiantreepix] Re: Sterculia Guttata seeds

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Vasant Barve

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Mar 4, 2008, 8:40:44 AM3/4/08
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Some more explanation of local Marathi Names

1) Dongri Badam  meaning is Almond of Mountain The seed is edible and has good taste of Groundnut + Kopra i.e dried coconut

2) Panch pala- Meaning a Vessel of five compartments normally used in kitchen to store five dry powders. This name is coined by Ms. Kanchanganga Gandhe in her book on Indian tress.

I guess this tree will be throughout India

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Kiran Srivastava

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Mar 4, 2008, 11:00:10 PM3/4/08
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“I guess this tree will be throughout India”, said Dr. Vasant Barve.

 

May be we should try to find out how common it is through various egroups and interested individuals.

 

Cheers,

Kiran Srivastava

Mumbai

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From: WildFlo...@yahoogroups.com [mailto:WildFlo...@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Vasant Barve
Sent: 04 March 2008 19:11
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Subject: [WildFlowerIndia] Re: [Indiantreepix] Sterculia Guttata seeds

Some more explanation of local Marathi Names

1) Dongri Badam  meaning is Almond of Mountain The seed is edible and has good taste of Groundnut + Kopra i.e dried coconut

2) Panch pala- Meaning a Vessel of five compartments normally used in kitchen to store five dry powders. This name is coined by Ms. Kanchanganga Gandhe in her book on Indian tress.

I guess this tree will be throughout India

Dr. Vasant Barve


On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 10:24 PM, Kiran Srivastava <kiranjo@vsnl.net> wrote:

In December I had posted the large hard plum-coloured fruits of Sterculia guttata tree from Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. This morning we found them on the ground open with black seeds within.

 

Cheers,

Kiran Srivastava

Mumbai

satish phadke

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Mar 8, 2008, 9:26:26 AM3/8/08
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Attaching a macro of Bakul ( Mimusops elengi ) flower. Sorry don't have a full tree/leaves /bark etc as I am fond of flowers more.
Satish

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 5:19 PM, Na Bha <nalin...@yahoo.de> wrote:

Hallo,
some months ago, Bhumesh Bharati had sent pictures of parijatak. I wonder if this tree is seen throughout India.
I also am looking for fotos of Bakul (Marathi name) Tree and flowers. I remember in Pune in Tulshibag there was a bakul tree near the Hanuman temple. I haven't seen it there any more.
Has anyone seen this tree / flowers anywhere?  I can smell the flowers while writing these lines.
Regards
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Mar 8, 2008, 9:28:42 AM3/8/08
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The Bakul;posted by me was shot on roadside on way to Goa near Belgaon. This is not uncommon tree and is generally seen planted in campuses of big temples all over India.
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Mar 8, 2008, 11:18:24 AM3/8/08
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lovely picture. it is a beautiful flower.
i wonder what is the link between this tree and temples?!
Janaki Turaga

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> The Bakul;posted by me was shot on roadside on way to Goa near Belgaon. This
> is not uncommon tree and is generally seen planted in campuses of big
> temples all over India.
> Satish
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> wrote:
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> > Attaching a macro of Bakul ( Mimusops elengi ) flower. Sorry don't have a
> > full tree/leaves /bark etc as I am fond of flowers more.
> > Satish
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 5:19 PM, Na Bha <nalin...@yahoo.de> wrote:
> >
> > > Hallo,
> > > some months ago, Bhumesh Bharati had sent pictures of parijatak. I
> > > wonder if this tree is seen throughout India.
> > > I also am looking for fotos of Bakul (Marathi name) Tree and flowers. I
> > > remember in Pune in Tulshibag there was a bakul tree near the Hanuman
> > > temple. I haven't seen it there any more.
> > > Has anyone seen this tree / flowers anywhere? I can smell the flowers
> > > while writing these lines.
> > > Regards
> > > Nalini
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Attaching a picture of tree (Bakul)Mimusops elengi taken inside Taj Mahal(Agra) area on the left side before main entry.There are interesting trees and all are named and nicely maintained. Even a spotted owlet was seen in one of it.

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 5:19 PM, Na Bha <nalin...@yahoo.de> wrote:

Hallo,
some months ago, Bhumesh Bharati had sent pictures of parijatak. I wonder if this tree is seen throughout India.
I also am looking for fotos of Bakul (Marathi name) Tree and flowers. I remember in Pune in Tulshibag there was a bakul tree near the Hanuman temple. I haven't seen it there any more.
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Regards
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J.M. Garg

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Here a link to this tree: http://ctfs.si.edu/webatlas/findinfo.php?specid=5081&leng=english

Dr. Satish Phadke

Tejal Dhulla Vishweshwar

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Seen these trees in Mumbai (JVPD Scheme, Goregaon)  & Thane areas. I have known them as jungli badam.
 
-Tejal

On 3/5/08, Kiran Srivastava <kir...@vsnl.net> wrote:

"I guess this tree will be throughout India", said Dr. Vasant Barve.

 

May be we should try to find out how common it is through various egroups and interested individuals.

 

Cheers,

Kiran Srivastava

Mumbai

kir...@vsnl.net

 

 


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Sent: 04 March 2008 19:11
To: Kiran Srivastava
Cc: indian...@googlegroups.com; WildFlo...@yahoogroups.com; Flowers of India
Subject: [WildFlowerIndia] Re: [Indiantreepix] Sterculia Guttata seeds

Some more explanation of local Marathi Names

1) Dongri Badam  meaning is Almond of Mountain The seed is edible and has good taste of Groundnut + Kopra i.e dried coconut

2) Panch pala- Meaning a Vessel of five compartments normally used in kitchen to store five dry powders. This name is coined by Ms. Kanchanganga Gandhe in her book on Indian tress.

I guess this tree will be throughout India

Dr. Vasant Barve


On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 10:24 PM, Kiran Srivastava <kir...@vsnl.net> wrote:

In December I had posted the large hard plum-coloured fruits of Sterculia guttata tree from Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai. This morning we found them on the ground open with black seeds within.

 

Cheers,

Kiran Srivastava

Mumbai


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