Colvillea racemosa Bojer ;
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kol-VIL-lee-uh — named for Sir Charles Colville, Scottish soldier and governor of Mauritius
ray-see-MO-suh — having racemes (a type of flower cluster)
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commonly known as: Colville’s glory tree, colvillea, sunset tree, whip tree • Hindi: किलबिली kilbili
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Native of: Madagascar
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121011-MS – 51-Colvillea racemosa:  Colvillea racemosa. Family: Caesalpiniaceae  Colville’s Glory.
Glory Covillea, Ohai, Whip Tree . Hindi: Kilbili .
Tree has beautiful fern like leaves and orange coloured drooping inflorescence.  When in buds look like orange coloured grape bunch drooping down the branches.

The tree was photographed in one of the roads in Mysore city.  The tree flowers during  September end.


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Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: Tree -Colvillea racemosa:   Photo of Colvillea racemosa from Jijamata Udyan Mumbai, Aug-09


nice photo, plant flower just for a week in one year, 2 tree in Victoria Garden, Mumbai (Rani Baug)..

family: Caesalpinaceae

 

kol-VIL-lee-uh — named for Sir Charles Colville, Scottish soldier and governor of Mauritius
ray-see-MO-suh — having racemes (a type of flower cluster)
Aug 12, 2007 … at Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan, Mumbai
commonly known as: Colville’s glory tree, colvillea, sunset tree, whip tree • Hindi: किलबिली kilbili
Native of: Madagascar
more views: Aug 12, 2007 … at Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan, Mumbai

Aug 17, 2008 … at Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan, Mumbai



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Colville’s Glory – from old lot:

The tree and it’s flowers were shot in 2008 and I remeber it was raining – so must be in July / August.
Location: Kolkata – Rabindra Sarobar
Botanical Name: Colvillea racemosa
Belongs to Gulmohor family

Looks magnificiant when in full bloom.



A beautiful tree.
In Marathi different names are given for diff. inflorescences
Gulmohor : Delonix regia
Neelmohor : Jacjaranda
Manimohor : Colvillea…. due to bead like appearance of buds?



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Flowers in October every year.
Manimohor मणी मोहोर Pune


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efloraofindia:”For Id 25092012MR1’’ is this tree Colvillea racemosa? at Pune:

25/09/2012 at Pune
Kindly help Id a 30-40 feet tall tree on Pune Nagar road, with beautiful orange red inflorescence green towards the tip. No fruits were seen. It was a beautiful sight though I could not capture it well as it was from a distance. Is this Colvillea racemosa?
Id help

yes this is

Colvillea racemosa

मणी मोहोर 



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What is the Botanical name of this plant? : Attachments (1). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Can anyone pl.tell me Botanical name of this plant ? In Marathi it is called ” मणीमोहर“.

Location- Silonda, SGNP, Mumbai


This looks like Colville’s Glory [Colvillea racemosa]. It is an exotic.


Colvillea racemosaA common avenue tree in Mysore.

Flowers during September- October.

One can see beautiful specimens of this tree in Mysore on the road leading to Hardinge circle from K R Circle ( adjacent to Rajkumar park).


Thanx everybody. The fully bloomed tree looks really gorgeous.


Hospet, KA :: Colvillea racemosa :: ARK2020-051 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Saw this beautiful tree in a resort complex in Hospet, KA in October 2019.
Guess, this was towards the end of the flowering period.

You are right. It is an avenue tree in Mysore & Bangalore. 


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I am attaching herewith the photos of this tree from Mysore .
I am attaching herewith the photos of this tree from Mysore .

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Colvillea racemosa

Photographed from Lal Bagh, Bangalore, 29-9-2015


Superb catch by …

This is a common avenue tree in Bangalore & Mysore.



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