Earth and sky, wind and trees, lakes and fields, birds and hills……544 acres of IIT campus, always intrigued us…..always wanted to check out the elusive greens on the campus……fortunately some of our regular participant of Tree Appreciation Walks got us the permission to conduct tree walk in the campus of IIT. We invite you all for a Tree Appreciation walk at IIT Campus on 26th March,17. 

Our 81st Tree walk on Sunday 26th March, 2017                 

Venue:  IIT Campus, Mumbai…Lake side area, Near Jal Vihar Old Guest House.

Time:  7.30  a.m.

Duration of walk:  2 hours

Meeting Point:  At the Main Gate of IIT….there are 3 gates, please enter from the main gate…..at the gate you have to inform the security that you have come to attain Tree Appreciation Walk at the Lake Side near Jal Vihar old Guest House…….you have to enter your personal details on their register. Myself & Dr Usha will be there till 7.45 am. Please be on time once we leave for the Lake area, it will be difficult for you to find us.

Most Important : – Registration is compulsory as we have to give the list of participant to the security at the main gate. Do register with us till 23rd March….We regret that only 40 people we can take for the Tree Walk.

We can not arrange for the vehicle to lake area which is 10 min walk from the main gate so please do not leave your auto whoever is coming by it…..after registering your details, you can take the auto to Lake side.

Please wear cap, shoes……carry plenty of water and something to eat……though we will be walking under the shade of tall trees but some stretch  do not have shade.

List of the trees are attached herewith.

Looking forward to meet you all,

Cheers, 

TAW TEAM


Plant List for 81st Tree
Appreciation Walks

26.3.2017 at IIT Powai






















































































































































No



Common
Name



Scientific
Name



Family



Fl=Flower


ft=fruit



1



Tad



Borassua flbellifer



Arecaceae



Fl/ft



2



Charcoal Tree



Trema orientalis



urticaceae



Fl



3



Ghosale/Bath Sponge/Galaka



Luffa aegyptica



Cucurbitaceae



Fi/ft



4



Christmas Tree



Araucaria columnaris



Araucariaceae



 



5



JungleJalebi



Pithecellobium dulce



Mimosaceae



Fl/ft



6



Bakul



Mimusops elengi



Sapotaceae



Fl/ft



7



Khajur/wild date/Shindi



Phoenix sylvestris



Arecaceae



 



8



Bor/Ber/Badri



Ziziphus mauritiana



Rhamnaceae



ft



9



Kala Umbar



Ficus hispida



Moraceae



Fl/ft



10



Piluki



Combretum albidium



Combretaceae



Fl/ft



11



Govindphal



Capparis zeylanica



Capparaceae



Fl



12



Passion Flower



Passiflora foetida



Passifloraceae



Fl/ft



13



Elephant Ear Fig



Ficus auriculata



Moraceae



Fl/ft



14



Sandpaper Tree/Khareti



Streblus asper



Moraeae



Fl/ft



15



Khirni/Rayan



Manilkara hexandra



Sapotaceae



 



16



Sita Ashok



Saraca asoca



Caesalpiniaceae



Fl



17



Shisham/Rosewood



Dalbergia latifolia



Papilionaceae



 



18



Asan



Bridelia retusa



Euphorbiaceae



 



19



Toran



Ziziphus rugosa



Rhamnaceae



Fl/ft



20



RaiJamun



Syzygium salicifolium



Myrtaceae



 



 


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