[efloraofindia:35333] Hog Plum

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Padmini Raghavan

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May 19, 2010, 2:07:28 PM5/19/10
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Spondias pinnata is flowering and fruiting in Chennai right now.
 The bark appears different on the trunk and on the branches.
Padmini Raghavan.

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Pardeshi S.

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May 20, 2010, 1:13:49 AM5/20/10
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Nice set of pics.. just like an e-herbarium
it is Spondias cyatherea---Anacardiaceae

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tanay bose

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May 20, 2010, 7:00:25 AM5/20/10
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I think Satish Ji is correct
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Balkar Arya

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May 20, 2010, 9:07:39 PM5/20/10
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Nice catches Padmini Ji

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satish pardeshi

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May 21, 2010, 4:31:32 AM5/21/10
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Not Padmini ji
they are two distinct species
the following key will answer your query

1. Leaflets 7-11; Leafless when flowering

1. Leaflets 13-15; Not leafless when in flower

S. pinnata

S. cyatherea


Spondias cyatherea Sonner.Voy. Ind. 3: 442, 1782 & in Atlas 2: 222, t.123, 1790; Almeida, Fl. Mah. 1: 293, 1996; Singh et al, Fl. Mah. St. 1: 589, 2000.

Synonyms: S. dulcis Forst., Pl. Escul. 23, 1786; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 42, 1879.

Common name: Vilayti Ambada.

Spondias pinnata (L. f.) Kurz., Pegu Rep. App. A. 44, 1875; Almeida, Fl. Mah. 1: 293, 1998; Singh et al, Fl. Mah. St. 1: 587, 2000

Synonyms: Mangifera pinnata L.f., Suppl. 156, 1781. 

S. mangifera Willd., Sp. Pl. 2: 759, 1799; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 42, 1879; Cooke, Fl. Pres. Bombay 1: 300, 1958 (Repr.). 

S. amara Lamk., Encyclop. 4: 261, 1797. 

S. paniculata Roxb. ex Wt. & Arn., Prodr. 173, 1834.

Common name: Ambadi.

I hope this would be of help

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Satish Pardeshi

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 6:37 AM, Balkar Arya <balka...@gmail.com> wrote:
Nice catches Padmini Ji

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