Cynometra iripa Kostel. (Syn: Cynometra bijuga sensu auct. (misapplied); Cynometra bijuga var. mimosoides (Baker) Merr.; Cynometra mimosoides (Baker) Prain; Cynometra ramiflora subsp. bijuga “Prain, p.p.”; Cynometra ramiflora var. bijuga (Miq.) Benth.; Cynometra ramiflora var. mimosoides Baker);
wrinkled pod mangrove • Malayalam: ഇരിപ്പ irippa • Sanskrit: मधुक madhuka • Tamil: attukaddupulli, kadumpuli;
May 18, “Fascination of Plants Day” :: Cynometra iripa from Konkan, Maharashtra: Today is a great day. May 18, “Fascination of Plants Day”…
Many thanks … for sharing this intriguing plant from Sindhudurg mangroves.
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae (Caesalpiniaceae) :: Cynometra iripa at Achare: Cynometra iripa Kostel.
ses-al-PIN-ee-uh — named for Andreas Caesalpini, Italian botanist
koh-ree-AY-ree-uh — Latin corium (leather) and refers to some species that are used in tanning
Many thanks to … for making me realize that this plant belongs to Caesalpinioideae.
And many thanks to … for the ID.
Jul 10, 2011 … at Achare, Malvan, Maharashtra
The above sighting may not be appealing; but this is the chaotic way the plant grows.
commonly known as: wrinkled pod mangrove • Malayalam: ഇരിപ്പ irippa • Sanskrit: मधुक madhuka • Tamil: attukaddupulli, kadumpuli
Native to: India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, n-e Australia
a view of the wrinkled pod: Jul 10, 2011 … at Achare, Malvan, Maharashtra
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae (Caesalpiniaceae) ::Cynometra iripa- in Malvan: This is one Mangrove sp. photographed at “Achara, Malvan”. Unfortunately we could see only fruits. Fruits are really interesting to watch as they appear like human brain.
Bot. name: Cynometra iripa
Habitat: Wild (Mangrove associate)
Plant Habit: Tree
Oh… its really very nice and good information,, i had only known of its presence in the coastal area,,, thanks for confirmation.. its very rare plant i guess.
When I was checking the known species from the flora of Maharashtra this name struck my mind and was wondering about it.
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Kindly identify this tree from Thailand.
What can be this tree with brain like fruits?