Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)-Wrightia tinctoria from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Nov 1, 2010, 1:33:56 PM11/1/10
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Dinesh Valke

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Nov 1, 2010, 2:13:13 PM11/1/10
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NATIVE: Apocynaceae (dogbane family) » Wrightia tinctoria
Synonym: Nerium tinctorium


RITE-ee-a -- named for William Wright, Scottish physician and botanist
tink-TOR-ee-uh -- used in dyeing or has a sap which can stain


commonly known as: black indrajau, dyeing rosebay, dyers’s oleander, ivory tree, pala indigo plant, sweet indrajao • Gujarati: દૂધલો dudhalo • Hindi: दुधी dudhi, इन्द्रजौ indrajau, काला कुडा kala kuda, करायजा karayaja, कुडा kuda • Kannada: ಅಜಮರ ajamara • Konkani: काळाकुडो kalakudo • Marathi: भूरेवडी bhurevadi,गोडा इंद्रजव goda indrajav, काळा कुडा kala kuda • Malayalam: ഭന്തപ്പാല bhanthappaala, കമ്പിപ്പാല kampippaala, നിലപ്പാല nilappaala • Sanskrit: असित कुटज asita kutaj, hyamaraka, स्त्री कुटज stri kutaja • Tamil: இரும்பாலை irum-palai, பாலை paalai, வெட்பாலை vet-palai • Telugu: అంకుడుచెట్టు ankuduchettu, చిట్టిఅంకుడు chiti-anikudu, కొండజెముడు kondajemudu


Native to: India, Myanmar


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Mahadeswara Swamy

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Nov 3, 2010, 12:34:45 AM11/3/10
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Very common tree in Karanata.  Wood is used for making Channapatna toys near Bangalore.

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