Hymenaea verrucosa Gaertn. (Syn: Hymenaea verrucosa Lam.; Trachylobium gaertnerianum Hayne; Trachylobium hornemannianum Hayne; Trachylobium lamarckeanum Hayne; Trachylobium mossambicense Klotzsch; Trachylobium verrucosum (Gaertn.) Oliv.);
Request for ID : 310511 : AK-1: Are these the flowers of Hymenaea verrucosa…. fruits posted by Diesh ji earlier and identified by you?
Taken at Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai on the 24th of Oct, 2007.
Yes ..,, you are right it is Trachelobium verrucosum (syn. Hymenaea verrucosa), single tree in Victoria garden just near the entrance right hand side…. and I had seen the tree together at Jijamata Udyan.
On going thro’ these previous pictures,I found a picture of flowers. So wanted to confirm.
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae (Caesalpiniaceae) :: Hymenaea verrucosa at VJBU: Hymenaea verrucosa Gaertn.
hy-men-NEE-uh — named for Hymen, the god of marriage in Greek mythology; referring to the twin leaflets
ver-oo-KO-suh — wart-like
Many thanks to … for the IDFeb 9, 2011 … at Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan, Mumbai
commonly known as: amber tree, East African copal, gum copal, Madagascar copal, Zanzibar copal
Native to: East Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius; cultivated elsewhere
more views: Feb 9, 2011 … at Veermata Jeejabai Bhosale Udyan, Mumbai
yes this unique tree is present in Victoria garden, just near the entrance on right hand side,, this tree flowers but do not produces seeds..
But …, one of my photos in the above post does show fruits, thus implying seeds. Am I mistaking ?
yes they are seeds, i apologies… i never seen on the tree, neither under the tree fallen ones..