Macaranga tomentosa??

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Kiran Srivastava

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May 19, 2008, 4:49:28 AM5/19/08
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From the leaves i.e. the stalk holding up the leaf like an umbrella (peltate) I presume this is Macaranga tomentosa. The Macaranga tree is one of few trees that have large leaves in an otherwise leafless forest of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai during the current summer months.

 

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Neil Soares

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May 19, 2008, 6:44:56 AM5/19/08
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Hi Kiran,
It is Macaranga peltata [M. tomentosa] locally
called Chanda.
Regards,
Neil.

Kiran Srivastava

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May 20, 2008, 9:27:04 PM5/20/08
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Thanks Neil!
Cheers,
Kiran Srivastava

J.M. Garg

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May 21, 2008, 2:25:35 AM5/21/08
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Currently called Macaranga tanarius (hairy mahang) as per the link with details http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/sea/Products/AFDbases/AF/asp/SpeciesInfo.asp?SpID=1092, here is a good link with pictures of fruits & flowers etc. http://www.brisrain.webcentral.com.au/old_site/database/Macar_tanarius.htm

For my Birds, Butterflies, Trees, Landscape pictures etc., visit  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/J.M.Garg
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