93rd Tree Appreciation Walk at Sagar Upvan, Colaba on 29th April at 9.30 am : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- List of the plants of Sagar Upvan (BPT) for 29th April,18.docx

In this Summer time of heat & dust, heart burns & sweat….mercury soaring high, along with the prices of mangoes sky rocketing …….lets escape to Sagar Upavan in Colaba……….ever obliging, pleasing to eyes, garden………the purple flowers of Jarul with orange & yellow flowers of Sita Ashok,  Chukarasia, Kailashpati, Kaushi (Firminia colorata), Yerul (Xylia xylocarpa) all profusely flowering.

And then there is a surprise of surprises…..Kajra (Strchynos Nux Vomica and Mahua flowering side by side………we being we, we decided to add little arsenic and little madhuca to our this month’s tree appreciation walk…. J

We invite you all to join us on 29th April at 7.30 at Sagar Upvan (BPT) garden for our 93rd Tree Appreciation Walks….

The 93rd Tree Appreciation walk is on 29th April,18

Time:  7.30 am

 

Venue:  Sagar Upvan, (Mumbai Port Trust Garden) near BEST Depot, Sassoon Docks, Colaba.

 

Meeting Point:  Ticket Window (Please buy your own tickets Entry Fee Rs 2]

 

Duration of walk: 2 hours

 

Point to remember….

 

1.  Carry plenty of drinking water…..Aam Panna would be appropriate or Nimmbo panni…. J

 

2.  Cap and proper walking shoes

 

3. Some interesting snacks in sufficient quantity to share with us…J

 

List of the plants attached herewith.

 

Looking forward to see you all,

 

Cheers,

 

TAW TEAM


Plant
List for 93rd
TAW 29th April 2018 at SagarUpvan

 






















































































































































no



Name



Botanical Name



Family



Origin



1



Tamhan/Jarul



Lagerstroemia speciosa



Lythraceae



India



2



Sita Ashok



Saraca asoka



Caesalpiniaceae



India



3



LakshmanPhal/Soursop



Annona muricata



Annonaceae



Tropical America



4



Black Pearl



Harpullia zanguebarica



Sapindaceae



East Africa



5



Avla/Amla



Phyllanthus emblica



Phyllanthaceae



India



6



Jamba/Boomerang



Xylia xylocarpa



Mimosaceae



India



7



Bilimbi



Averrhoa bilimbi



Oxalidaceae



?Indonesia



8



East Afrcan Yellowwood



Afrocarpus gracilior



Podocarpaceae



East Africa



9



Dau/Button Tree



Anogeissus pendula



Combretaceae



India



10



Umbar/gular



Ficus racemosa



Moraceae



India



11



Nux Vomica/Kuchala



Strychnosnux-vomica



Loganiaceae



India



12



S.I.Mahua



Madhuca longifolia var longifolia



Sapotaceae



India



13



Kaju



Anacardiium occidentale



Anacardiaceae



Brazil



14



Rui



Calotropis gigantea



Apocynaceae



India



15



Sausage Tree



Kigelia africana



Bignoniaceae



Africa



16



Mysore Fig



Ficus mysorensis



Moraceae



India



17



Kaushi



Firmiana malayana



Sterculiaceae



India



18



Lokhandi



Ixora pavetta



Rubiaceae



India



19



Foot Stool Palm



Livistona rotundifolia



Arecaceae



S.E.Asia



20



Branching Palm



Hyphaene dichotoma



Arecaceae



India




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