Humboldtia brunonis Wall.; 
 
hum-bold-TEE-ah — named for Baron Alexander von Humboldt, German geographer and explorer … Dave’s Botanary
brun-OH-nis — named for Robert Brown, Scottish botanist … Dave’s Botanary 

commonly known asBrown’s humboldtia • Kannadaಹಾಸಿಗೆ ಮರ hasige maraಕಾಡು ಅಶೋಕ kadu ashoka • Malayalamകാട്ടശോകം kattasokam  
India (N) ; Karnataka ; Kerala ; Tamil Nadu as per ILDIS;
 

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Date/Time-: 18/05/11   –    12:30
Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-   wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- tree
Height/Length- 6 mtr

Humboldtia brunonis Wall. of Leguminosae family. The most common plant in the undergrowth of evergreen forest of Uttar Kannada.


 

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Is this Hopea ponga…?
Date/Time-: 12/05/11   –    08:15
Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-   wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- tree
Height/Length – 6mtr 

It does look like Hopea ponga. Do you have some close up  pics of the flower… Do have a look at the following link… http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Ponga.html


1st picture is Humboldtia brunonis and the 2nd one is Hopea ponga 


 

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Small trees flowering all along the Agumbe Ghat
Agumbe, Karnataka
December 2014


 

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Agumbe Ghat (part of Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary)Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka

Date: 28 DEC 2014 Altitude: about 600 m asl at crest, about 250 m asl at foothill
Humboldtia brunonis Wall. (family: Fabaceae) 


Very beautiful and fresh. Never heard of …. Family Fabaceae ….
Somehow Looks more like Caesalpiniaceae.


via Species‎ > ‎H‎ > Humboldtia brunonis Wall. … family: Fabaceae ~ Caesalpiniaceae
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
hum-bold-TEE-ah — named for Baron Alexander von Humboldt, German geographer and explorer … Dave’s Botanary
brun-OH-nis — named for Robert Brown, Scottish botanist … Dave’s Botanary 
commonly known asBrown’s humboldtia • Kannadaಹಾಸಿಗೆ ಮರ hasige maraಕಾಡು ಅಶೋಕ kadu ashoka • Malayalamകാട്ടശോകം kattasokam 
botanical namesHumboldtia brunonis Wall. … synonyms: no synonym known … The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1. 
December 28, 2014 … along Agumbe Ghat  


 
 
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