Flowering Tree for ID from Chennai -20Aug2011AR01

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raghu ananth

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Aug 19, 2011, 11:56:11 PM8/19/11
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This is a first-time tree sighting. Pls help in identification.
 
Date/Time-17 Aug 2011 11:57AM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Chennai
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Urban
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-Tree
Height/Length-approx - 35 feet
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape -Elliptic,Alternate, 11cms 
Inflorescence Type/ Size-
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-6-7cms, Red, 
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-  
Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- Bark has thorn

Regards
Raghu
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raghu ananth

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Aug 27, 2011, 12:36:14 PM8/27/11
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Heart shaped leaf base, sharp spines on the trunk, red flower without petals, slightly elongated leaf tip draw this tree closer to Hura crepitans from Euphorbiaceae family (Monkey no-climb or Sandbox tree or Dynamite tree.)

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Regards
Raghu




From: raghu ananth <ragh...@yahoo.com>
To: efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>
Sent: Saturday, 20 August 2011 9:26 AM
Subject: [efloraofindia:77672] Flowering Tree for ID from Chennai -20Aug2011AR01

H S

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Sep 1, 2011, 2:20:26 AM9/1/11
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Hura crepitans
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 - H.S.

A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone

Ushadi micromini

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Sep 1, 2011, 6:18:25 AM9/1/11
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HS good show.....

If it really this rare tree... how did it get to India?

on the ocean waves... so the seeds survive the salinity for a year or
two???
Now Raghu ji has job to do.. keep an eye on this tree and take
photgraphs of the fruit as it develops and then the seeds ... as the
fruit falls apart...

that way your story of this tree would be complete...

Ushja di





On Sep 1, 11:20 am, H S <hemsan...@gmail.com> wrote:
> *Hura crepitans*
>
>
>
> On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 10:06 PM, raghu ananth <raghu_...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Heart shaped leaf base, sharp spines on the trunk, red flower without
> > petals, slightly elongated leaf tip draw this tree closer to *Hura
> > crepitans* from Euphorbiaceae family (Monkey no-climb or Sandbox tree or
> >https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix/browse_thread/thread/92...
>
> > Regards
> > Raghu
>
> > ------------------------------
> > *From:* raghu ananth <raghu_...@yahoo.com>
> > *To:* efloraofindia <indian...@googlegroups.com>
> > *Sent:* Saturday, 20 August 2011 9:26 AM
> > *Subject:* [efloraofindia:77672] Flowering Tree for ID from Chennai
> > -20Aug2011AR01
>
> > *This is a first-time tree sighting. Pls help in identification.*
> > * *
> > *Date/Time-17 Aug 2011 11:57AM*
> > *Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Chennai*
> > *Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-Urban*
> > *Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-Tree*
> > *Height/Length-approx - 35 feet*
> > *Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Shape -Elliptic,Alternate, 11cms *
> > *Inflorescence Type/ Size-*
> > *Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-6-7cms, Red, *
> > *Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-  *
> > *Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- Bark has thorn
> > *
> > *
> > *
> > *Regards*
> > *Raghu*

Mahadeswara

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Sep 1, 2011, 7:17:16 AM9/1/11
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Hura crepitans. Kattu arasu maram in Tamil. The leaves are like
peepal tree. One can sight this tree near the Aavin Parlour , Adyar
road. (opposite the entrance ). There is another big tree on the
main road that takes to Old Mashabalipuram road, in Adyar area, that
leads to M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation, at the corner. There
are also a few trees in Theosophical society campus.
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