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Dear Friends,

‘Rituraj Vasant’, the king of all the seasons, has made its presence felt here in the gardens of Mumbai………..one such garden Lake View Park in Hiranandani Powai, is bustling with activities…….happy flowers of petunia, marigold, snapdragon, salvia, roses, swaying in the gentle breeze& warm sunshine, giving familiar clues & luring the bees, butterfly, other insects to them………. California Fan Palm (Washingtonia filifera), Foxtail Palm (Wodyetia bifurcate), Manila Palm (Adonidia merrillii), are flowering & fruiting and visited by hundreds of bees….Muchkund (Pterospermum suberifolium) is laden with its beautiful fruits……with Koel’s voice reverberating in the garden……..we invite you all to take a tree appreciation Walk with us in the Lake View Garden, Hiranadani Powai on 23rd February at 7.30 in the morning.

The 47th walk is on Sunday 23th February, 2014

Venue: Lake View Garden in Hiranandani Gardens, Powai

Time: 7.30 am

Duration of walk: 2 hours

Driving direction to the garden:

There are 3 municipal gardens in Hiranandani Powai, we are going to take walk in Lake View Garden, unfortunately this name is not mentioned anywhere on the gate of the garden. It is situated opp Hiranadani Foundation School and Jal Vayu Vihar Housing Society.

From IIT main gate or Andheri (E) stn or Ghatkopar (W) stn Bus 392 i.e. 392 between Andheri (E) stn and Ghatkopar (W) goes via Lake View Park, the bus stop is called Jal Vihar Society Bus stop.

Attached is the list of the trees which we shall be showing you.

Hope to see you all.

TAW Team


List
of Plants of Lake View Park, Hiranandani Gardens, Powai

47th Tree Appreciation Walk – on 23rd February,
2014

 












































No.




Common
Name




Scientific
Name




Family




Origin





1.




Japanese
Peace Palm/Lady Palm




Rhapis excelsa




Arecaceae




South
China





2.




Snapdragon/Dog
flower




Antirrhinum
majus




Scrophulariaceae




Mediterranean
region





3.




California
Fan Palm




Washingtonia filifera




Arecaceae




California,USA





4.




Foxtail
Palm




Wodyetia
bifurcate




Arecaceae




Australia





5.




Desert
Cassia




Cassia
biflora




Caesalpiniaceae




Caribbean
Islands





6.




Gulab




Rose
sp.




Rosaceae




 





7.




Indian
Shot




Canna
indica




Cannaceae




West
Indies





8.




Manila
Palm/Christmas Palm




Adonidia merrillii




Arecaceae




Philippines





9.




Coontie




Zamia
pumila




Zamiaceae




W.Indies&
Cuba





10.




Toddy
Palm/Palmyra Palm




Borassus flabellifer




Arecaceae




India





11.




Red
Button Ginger




Costus woodsonii




Zingiberaceae




Panama





12.




Beach
Spider Lily




Hymenocallis littoralis




Amaryllidaceae




Mexico





13.




Monkey
Ear Pod




Enterolobiumcyclocarpum




Mimosaceae




Central
America





14.




Poplar




Populus
deltoids




Salicaceae




N.
America





15.




Parijat




Nyctanthes
arbor-tristis




Oleaceae




Southern
Asia





16.




Pipal




Ficus religiosa




Moraceae




India





17.




Umbar




Ficus racemosa




Moraceae




India





18.




Vad/Banyan
Tree




Ficus benghalensis




Moraceae




India





19.




KanakChampa




Pterospermum acerifolium




Sterculiaceae




India





20.




Muchkund




Pterospermum suberifolium




Sterculiaceae




India





21.




Mussaenda




Mussaenda erythrophylla




Rubiaceae




Asia





22.




South
India Mahua




Madhuca longifoliav ar.longifolia




Sapotaceae




India





23.




Firecracker
Plant(white)




Russeliaequisetiformisvar
alba




Scrophulariaceae




Mexico





24.




LaxmiTaru




Simarou baglauca




Simaroubaceae




America





25.




Hivar




Acacia
leucophloea




Mimosaceae




 





26.




Marigold




Tagetes patula




Asteraceae




America





27.




Common
Lantana




Lantana
camara




Verbenaceae




Trop.
America





28.




Philippine
Tea




Carmona
retusa




Ehretiaceae




S.East
Asia





29.




Golden
Dew Drop




Duranta repens




Verbenaceae




S.
America





30.




Weeping
Fig




Ficus benjamina




Moraceae




India





31.




Tagar




Tabernaemontana coronaria




Apocynaceae




West
Indies





32.




Traveller’s
Palm




Ravenala madagascariensis




Strelitziaceae




Madagascar





33.




Ponytail
Palm




Nolina
recurvata




Agavaceae




Mexico





34.




Allamanda




Allamanda blanchetii




Apocynaceae




Brazil





35.




Powder
Puff




Calliandra haematocephala




Mimosaceae




Trop.America





36.




Spotted
Sterculia




Sterculia guttata




Sterculiaceae




India





37.




Petunia




Petunia
x hybrid




Solanaceae




South
America





38.




Scarlet
Sage




Salvia
splendens




Lamiaceae




Brazil





39.




Carrotwood




Cupaniopsis anacardioides




Sapindaceae




Australia





40.




Reetha




Sapindus sp




Sapindaceae




India




 

 


 
 
 
 
 

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