“The day the Lord created hope was probably the same day he created Spring”~Bern Williams

Weather seems to sing in Rani Bagh…….. nature is at its beautiful and bountiful best

Everything is blooming most joyously & recklessly in there……..Sita Ashok, Urvashi (Amherstia nobilis), Brownea coccinea, Mahua, Waras, Kusum, Sundari, Tiwar, Shivan, Behada, to name few.

We invite you all for a Tree Appreciation walk in Rani Bagh on 17th March.

Our next walk is on Sunday17th March, 2013

Venue: Ranibagh also called Byculla Zoo, [VJB Udyan]

Time: 9.00 a.m.

Duration of walk: 2 hours

Meeting Point: Main gate, Near the ticket office.

The Veermata Jijabai Bhonsle Udyan or simply Ranibagh or Byculla Zoo to Mumbai residents, is a botanical garden. It has more than 3000 trees [ 276 species].

We will sending the list of the trees which we plan to show during our Walk will be posted to you all, in a day or two.

Photography is allowed. You pay for the camera. No plastic [including disposable water bottles] are allowed.

Please go through the saveranibagh website for more info.

http://www.saveranibagh.org/

Go through Shubhada Nikharge & Dinesh Valkes photographs too.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shubhada_nikharge/sets/72157616620043199/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/sets/72157601388917708/

Hope to see you all.

TAW Team


Tree Appreciation Walk in Rani Bagh on 17th March at 9 am We are enclosing herewith the List of The Trees which we will be showing during our Tree Appreciation Walk in Rani Bagh on 17th March at 9 am.

Trees of V. J. B.
Udyan (Rani Bagh)

36th Tree Appreciation Walk
– 17
th March,13
 




















































No




Common Name




Scientific Name




Family




Origin





1.




Chilbil/Vavla




Holoptelea integrifolia




Ulmaceae




India





2.




Baobab/Gorakhchinch




Adansonia digitata




Bombacaceae




Tropical Africa





3.




Urvashi




Amherstia nobilis




Caesalpiniaceae




Myanmar





4.




Jackfruit/Phanas




Artocarpus heterophylla




Moraceae




India





5.




Gum Guaiacum




Guaiacum officinale




Zygophyllaceae




West Indies





6.




Buddha’s coconut




Pterygota alata




Sterculiaceae




India





7.




Sardol




Sterculia villosa




Sterculiaceae




India





8.




Ghost Tree




Sterculia urens




Sterculiaceae




India





9.




Hirda




Terminalia chebula




Combretaceae




India





10.




Bamboo Grass




Pogonatherum paniceum




Poaceae




Tropical Asia





11.




Star Apple




Chrysophyllum cainito




Sapotaceae




W. Indies





12.




African Oil Palm




Elaeis guinensis




Arecaceae




Tropical Africa





13.




Shivan




Gmelinaarborea




Verbenaceae




India





14.




Giant Bamboo




Dendrocalamusgiganteus




Poaceae




Malaysia





15.




South Indian Mahua




Madhuca longifolia




Sapotaceae




India





16.




Arjun




Terminalia arjuna




Combretaceae




India





17.




Sundari




Heritiera littoralis




Sterculiaceae




India





18.




Fish poison tree




Piscidia piscipula




Fabaceae




Jamaica





19.




Tivar




Barringtonia acutangula




Lecythedaceae




India





20.




Beheda




Terminalia bellerica




Combretaceae




India





21.




Kakad




Garuga pinnata




Burseraceae




India





22.




Rose of Venezuela




Brownea coccinea




Caesalpiniaceae




Venezuela





23.




Noni




Morinda citrifolia




Rubiaceae




Pacific Island





24.




Kauri Pine




Agathis robusta




Araucariaceae




Australia





25.




Kaushi/Bonefire
Tree




Firmiana colorata




Sterculiaceae




India





26.




Kusum




Schleichera oleosa




Sapindaceae




India





27.




Powder Puff




Calliandra haemocephala




Mimosaceae




 





28.




Sita Ashok




Saraca asoca




Caesalpiniaceae




India





29.




Krishna Vad




Ficus Krishna




Moraceae




India





30.




Rubber Tree




Ficus elastica




Moraceae




India





31.




Vaivarun




Crataeva religiosa




Caparidaceae




India





32.




Badminton Ball Tree




Parkia biglandulosa




Mimosaceae




Malaysia





33.




Monkey Ear Tree




Enterolobium cyclocarpa




Mimosaceae




America





34.




Awla




Phyllanthus emblica




Euphorbiaceae




India





35.




Khaya




Khaya senegalensis




Meliaceae




Africa





36.




Mungabablanco




Lafoensia vandelliana




Lythraceae




Bolivia





37.




Mahua




Madhuca indica




Sapotaceae




India


 





38.




Bread Fruit




Artocarpus altilis




Moraceae




New Guinea





39.




Black Eyed Susan




Thunbergia alata




Acanthaceae




E. Africa





40.




Monkey Bush Vine




Combretum rotundifolia




Combretaceae




C. America





41.




Pomela/Papnas




Citrus grandis




Rutaceae




S. E. Asia





42.




Narrow Leaves
Gustavia




Gustavia gracillima




Lecythidaceae




Colombia





43.




Mexican flame




Senecio confusus




Asteraceae




Mexico





44.




Five Spike




Odontonema strictum




Acanthaceae




C. America





45.




Kailaspali




Couroupita guianensis




Lecythidaceae




America





46.




Shaving Brush tree




Pseudobombax ellipticum




Bombaceae




S. America





47.




Bhadraksh




Guazuma tomentosa




Sterculiaceae




Trop. America





48.




Mysore fig




Ficus mysorensis




Moraceae




India





 

 

 

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