A rich haul from kumara paravatha trek

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ragh...@yahoo.com

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Apr 9, 2009, 11:23:45 AM4/9/09
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A rich haul from kumara paravatha trek
 
Wild fruits and nuts collected from the forest floor during Kumara Parvatha (forest hill)  trek, Kukke Subramanya, Western ghats, Dakshina Kannada. Mar 2009

1. (Local name: Chattu Pulzhi (?) Thulu language)
2. Myristica fragrans, Nut meg, (Local name: Ramapatre)
3. Careya arborea, Wild guava, (Local name: kavalu, daddala)
4. Gooseberry, Amla, (Local name: nelli kayi)
5. Strynchnos nuxvomica - (Local name : Kasaraka), Poisonous
6. Local Name: Amate Kayi
7. Careya arborea, Wild guava, (Local name: kavalu, daddala)
8. Looks like Careya arborea
9. Local Name : Kempeerekai
10. Myristica fragrans, Nut meg – (Local Name: Rama-patre)
Regards
Raghu


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J.M. Garg

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Apr 11, 2009, 8:31:59 AM4/11/09
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Hi, Raghu ji,
I found the post very interesting & different.
To start with I found this wonderful link for Nutmeg and Mace (Myristica fragrans), called Jaiphal & Javatri in Hindi: http://www.uni-graz.at/~katzer/engl/Myri_fra.html- worth reading & going through.
 
Some extracts from Wikipedia link (for pictures/ more details, pl. click on the link):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutmeg

Nutmeg or Myristica fragrans is an evergreen tree indigenous to the Moluccas, or Spice Islands, of Indonesia. It is important for two spices derived from the fruit, nutmeg and mace. [1]

Nutmeg is the actual seed of the tree, roughly egg-shaped and about 20 mm to 30 mm (1 inch) long and 15 mm to 18 mm (¾ inch) wide, and weighing between 5 g and 10 g (¼ ounce and ½ ounce) dried, while mace is the dried "lacy" reddish covering or arillus of the seed. This is the only tropical fruit that is the source of two different spices.

Several other commercial products are also produced from the trees, including essential oils, extracted oleoresins, and nutmeg butter (see below).

The outer surface of the nutmeg bruises easily.

The pericarp (fruit/pod) is used in Grenada to make a jam called "Morne Delice". In Indonesia, the fruit is also made into jam, called selei buah pala, or sliced finely, cooked and crystallised to make a fragrant candy called manisan pala ("nutmeg sweets").

The most important species commercially is the Common or Fragrant Nutmeg Myristica fragrans, native to the Banda Islands of Indonesia; it is also grown in Penang Island in Malaysia and the Caribbean, especially in Grenada. Other species include Papuan Nutmeg M. argentea from New Guinea, and Bombay Nutmeg M. malabarica from India; both are used as adulterants of M. fragrans products.

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Apr 22, 2009, 1:55:30 AM4/22/09
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Anybody on Bot. names for Sl. No. 6 & 9 pl.

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Pravin Kawale

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Apr 22, 2009, 11:00:11 AM4/22/09
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Hi,
Sr.no. 9 is a
Sterculia gutata
Marathi name is Kokaru
Thanks

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> Anybody on Bot. names for Sl. No. 6 & 9 pl.
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> A rich haul from kumara paravatha trek
>
> Wild fruits and nuts collected from the forest floor during Kumara Parvatha
> (forest hill) trek, Kukke Subramanya, Western ghats, Dakshina Kannada. Mar
> 2009
>
> 1. (Local name: Chattu Pulzhi (?) Thulu language)
> 2. Myristica fragrans, Nut meg, (Local name: Ramapatre)
> 3. Careya arborea, Wild guava, (Local name: kavalu, daddala)
> 4. Gooseberry, Amla, (Local name: nelli kayi)
> 5. Strynchnos nuxvomica - (Local name : Kasaraka), Poisonous
> 6. Local Name: Amate Kayi
> 7. Careya arborea, Wild guava, (Local name: kavalu, daddala)
> 8. Looks like Careya arborea
> 9. Local Name : Kempeerekai
> 10. Myristica fragrans, Nut meg – (Local Name: Rama-patre)
> Regards
> Raghu
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J.M. Garg

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Apr 22, 2009, 10:23:22 PM4/22/09
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Thanks, Pravin ji.
More details from Indiantreepix Database:
Sterculia Guttata  Sterculiaceae Dongari Badam & Pachpala in Marathi, Kukkar or Goldhar in December 2007 in the Boravili National Park, Mumbai; Sterculia Guttata seeds - indiantreepix | Google Groups http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepix/browse_thread/thread/bae6884bf8f2db9a Tree id needed please? - indiantreepix | Google Groups


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Neil Soares

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Apr 23, 2009, 12:39:51 AM4/23/09
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Hi Mr.Garg,
   My photographs in the archives of this site are in profile. Sending you some more recent [and appropriate] photographs. They were taken at Shahapur.
                      Regards,
                        Neil.

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