Malvaceae week :: Bombax ceiba

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Dinesh Valke

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Sep 8, 2011, 4:36:29 AM9/8/11
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Bombax ceiba L.
  • BOM-baks -- from the Greek bombyx (silk), referring to the silken fibers from this tree
    SAY-buh -- Latinized form of the South American name for this tree

Rakt Senbal (Hindi: रक्त सेंबल)
Feb 28, 2010 in premises of Shivneri fort


commonly known as: Indian cottonwood, Indian kapok, red silk-cotton tree, simal tree • Assamese: himila, himolu • Bengali: katseori, roktosimul • Gujarati: સફેદ શીમળો safed shimalo • Hindi: कांटीसेंबल kaantisenbal, रक्त सेंबल rakta senbal, सेमल semal, सेमर कंद semar kanda, सेमुल semul, सेमुर semur, शेंबल shembal, शिंबल shimbal, सिमल simal, सिमुल simul • Kannada: ಕೆಮ್ಪುಬೂರುಗ kempuburuga • Malayalam: ഇലവ് ilav, മുളളിലവ് mulalilav, പൂള puula • Manipuri: tera • Marathi: शाल्मली shaalmali, सांवर saanvar, सांवरी saanvari, सौर saura • Mizo: pang, phunchawng • Oriya: similikonta • Sanskrit: शाल्मली shaalmali, शल्मली shalmali • Tamil: இலவு ilavu, பூலா puulaa, முள்ளிலவு mullilavu • Telugu: బూరుగ buruga

Native to: tropical southern Asia, northern Australia




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Dinesh

Gurcharan Singh

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Sep 8, 2011, 5:07:46 AM9/8/11
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Too good Dinesh ji


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Balkar Arya

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Sep 8, 2011, 9:55:25 AM9/8/11
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Yes Sir lovely Treat to eyes
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Dr Balkar Singh
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Arya P G College, Panipat
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