Request for ID : 161210-AK-1

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Aarti S. Khale

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Dec 16, 2010, 11:11:18 AM12/16/10
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A tree with white flowers having very mild fragrance at Colombo,Sri Lanka.
Second picture is of the fruits.
I had seen similar ones during boat ride at the backwaters at
Alleppy,Kerala in October,2008
Aarti
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shrikant ingalhalikar

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Dec 16, 2010, 11:30:23 AM12/16/10
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This is a mangrove associate tree of Cerbera sp. may be C.manghas of
Apocynaceae. Regards, Shrikant
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Pankaj Kumar

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Dec 16, 2010, 11:35:46 AM12/16/10
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Cerbera odollam?
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tanay bose

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Dec 16, 2010, 11:50:56 AM12/16/10
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I think Pankaj ji is correct this is Cerbera odollam commonly known as suicide tree
Tanay
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Aarti S. Khale

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Dec 16, 2010, 11:33:46 PM12/16/10
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Dear Shrikant ji, Pankaj ji and Tanay,
Thanks a lot for the id.
Regards,
Aarti

On Dec 16, 8:50 pm, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think Pankaj ji is correct this is Cerbera odollam commonly known
> as suicide tree
> Tanay
>
> *Tanay Bose*
> Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant.
> Department of Botany.
> University of British Columbia .
> 3529-6270 University Blvd.
> Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 (Canada)
> Phone: 778-323-4036 (Mobile)
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J.M. Garg

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Jan 18, 2011, 7:34:04 AM1/18/11
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Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.

Some earlier relevant feedback:

“This is a mangrove associate tree of Cerbera sp. may be C.manghas of
Apocynaceae. Regards, Shrikant”

 

Cerbera odollam?
Pankaj”

 

“I think Pankaj ji is correct this is Cerbera odollam commonly known as suicide tree
Tanay”

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ajinkya gadave

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Jan 18, 2011, 8:07:40 AM1/18/11
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Cerbera odollam
Family: Apocynaceae
Chiute, Chatthankai, Grey Milkwood, Sea Mango, Pong Pong Tree
Origin: Southern Asia
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Aarti S. Khale

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Jan 18, 2011, 9:14:08 AM1/18/11
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Thanks Ajinkya ji for the detail information.
Regards,
Aarti

On Jan 18, 5:07 pm, ajinkya gadave <ajinkyagad...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Cerbera odollam
> Family: Apocynaceae
> Chiute, Chatthankai, Grey Milkwood, Sea Mango, Pong Pong Tree
> Origin: Southern Asia
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 6:04 PM, J.M. Garg <jmga...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Forwarding again for Id confirmation or otherwise please.
>
> > Some earlier relevant feedback:
>

> > “This is a mangrove associate tree of *Cerbera sp. may be C.manghas* of
> > Apocynaceae. Regards, Shrikant”
>
> > “*Cerbera odollam?
> > *Pankaj”
>
> > “I think Pankaj ji is correct this is *Cerbera odollam* commonly known as


> > suicide tree
> > Tanay”
>
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Aarti S. Khale <aarti.kh...@gmail.com>
> > Date: 16 December 2010 21:41
> > Subject: [efloraofindia:57113] Request for ID : 161210-AK-1
> > To: indian...@googlegroups.com
>
> > A tree with white flowers having very mild fragrance at Colombo,Sri Lanka.
> > Second picture is of the fruits.
> > I had seen similar ones during boat ride at the backwaters at
> > Alleppy,Kerala in October,2008
> > Aarti
>
> > --
> > With regards,

> > J.M.Garg (jmga...@gmail.com)


> >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jmgarg1
> > 'Creating awareness of Indian Flora & Fauna'

> > The whole world uses my Image Resource of more than a *thousand species* &


> > eight thousand images of Birds, Butterflies, Plants etc. (arranged
> > alphabetically & place-wise):
> >http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:J.M.Garg. You can also use them
> > for free as per Creative Commons license attached with each image.
> > For identification, learning, discussion & documentation of Indian Flora,
> > please visit/ join our Google e-group- Efloraofindia:
> >http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepixor

> >https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/(more than 1500 members &


> > 60,000 messages on 15/1/11 & with a database of around 4450 species on
> > 15/12/10)
>
>
>

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