Tree For ID-180609-RK2

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ranjini kamath

Jun 18, 2009, 4:37:39 AM6/18/09
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It's a pity many beautiful trees in Lalbagh Botanical Gardens are not
labelled or if they are,the labels are non-readable..pic taken
140609-Lalbagh,Bangalore.Request ID.
Ranjini Kamath
L.For ID-95-1.jpg
L.For ID-96-2.jpg
L.-For ID-98-3.jpg

Neil Soares

Jun 18, 2009, 7:09:00 AM6/18/09
to ranjini kamath,
Hi Rajini,
   In the first photograph the main leaves seen are those of Palas [Butea monosperma / "Flame of the Forest'] but there are also a few leaves of Pipal [Ficus religiosa] seen. So my guess would be a Pipal tree growing as a strangler on a Palas tree.

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Parjanya guru

Jun 18, 2009, 7:58:50 AM6/18/09
to ranjini kamath, Neil Soares,
   The first plant seems to Palas/Flame of the Forest/ Muttuga(in kannada) Butea monosperma .But I rarely seen a Palas tree ataining this much of girth.. species  to be checked....
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