Forwarding again for Id assistance please.
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 11:10 AM, Vijayasankar <vijay.b...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Aarti ji for sharing these pictures. I think i got the id, finally.
> It is nothing but the very famous 'double coconut' palm, >
> There is a single female tree in India, growing in the Indian Botanical
> Gardens in Kolkata. And the nearest male tree is in Sri Lanka (Peradenia
> garden). The scientists in IBG said they have to get pollen from Sri Lanka
> when flowers in both the trees are active.
> And the pollen have to be dusted over the stigma before it looses its
> receptivity. And the viability period of pollen needs to be considered, too.
> The experts here are trying their best to get the tree pollinated and get
> set fruits. This is the story in 2009 and i don't know the present
> I wish the scientists all success in their noble endeavors.
> Vijayasankar Raman, Ph.D.
> Post Doctoral Research Associate
> National Center for Natural Products Research
> Thad Cochran Research Center
> University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS 38677
> Phone: +1 662 915 1018
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 2:20 AM, Aarti S. Khale <aarti...@gmail.com>
>> At the same Peradeniya Gardens in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
"TAXONOMISTS GETTING EXTINCT AND SPECIES DATA DEFICIENT !!"
Pankaj Kumar Ph.D. (Orchidaceae)
Greater Kailash Sacred Landscape Project
Department of Habitat Ecology
Wildlife Institute of India
Post Box # 18
Dehradun - 248001, India
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